Jayco RV Owners Forum
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 11-29-2013, 06:27 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Boston
Posts: 664
Dehumidifier vs. Air-Dryr

Hello, I am wondering if anyone has used a device like this:
http://www.amazon.com/DryWave-Dryer-...words=Air-Dryr

and what are your thoughts on these air-dryr's vs. using a dehumidifier? They seem to get rave reviews and they are much cheaper. I am wondering as I will be winter camping in NH near Lake Ossipee. It's typically very cold here and the walls will get wet when the camper is occupied and have been told a dehumidifier is a must.
__________________

__________________

2013 White Hawk 28 DSBH
2011 Jay Feather X23J (traded-in)
2011 Ford F-150 XLT w/towing package
RoadMaster Active Suspension
Reese Trunnion Bar WDH w/Dual Cam sway control
jdorant is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2013, 02:23 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Renton
Posts: 516
We used a mechanical dehumidifier in our old JayFlight and now the same one is installed in our new Greyhawk. I run the heater to keep the temperature above 50f. I have the dehumidifier set to its lowest setting of 35% RH and to automatically shut off when the set point is reached. This setup kept the JayFlight water free all winter for more than 7 years. This is the only way to go especially if you use your coach in the fall, winter, spring when it is wet and humid. I learned this the hard way when we were camping and got caught in a snow storm. We had the heat on and 5 people in the trailer. We had so much humidity it was running down the inside walls. Now we don't even have problems with foggy windows except at the cab section of the motorhome.
__________________

__________________
Michael
Old setup:
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT with a 2004 Jayco JayFlight 29BHS
2014 Greyhawk 31FS with a 2007 Tahoe toad
New setup:
2014 Thor Palazzo 33.3 with a 2007 Tahoe toad
msturtz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2013, 12:43 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Fraser Valley British Columbia
Posts: 768
We use a dehumidifier and it takes out a ton of water out of the air. I would say 3-4 gallons over the winter. Our trailer is covered and has the bathroom vent opened about half an inch to keep air circulating
__________________
2010 Jayco Eagle Superlite 256 RKS
2008 Dodge Ram 3500 Cummins

66 nights in 2016
61 nights in 2015
Derek700 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2013, 01:10 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Renton
Posts: 516
Quote:
Originally Posted by Derek700 View Post
We use a dehumidifier and it takes out a ton of water out of the air. I would say 3-4 gallons over the winter. Our trailer is covered and has the bathroom vent opened about half an inch to keep air circulating
If I forget to close the vent the dehumidifier works too hard. I would close the vent. That works best for us. You can't dehumidify the entire outside.
__________________
Michael
Old setup:
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT with a 2004 Jayco JayFlight 29BHS
2014 Greyhawk 31FS with a 2007 Tahoe toad
New setup:
2014 Thor Palazzo 33.3 with a 2007 Tahoe toad
msturtz is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.