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Message posted by jojobo01 on 28/9/2014 at 5:51pm
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Hi everyone we have joined the world of touring caravans with a 2003 Avondale dart 556/6. She's in lovely condition has been resealed and can't fault . We are living the freedom a caravan gives us that you just hitch and go . Just wanted to ask we are a large family 2 adults and 5 children   , during this weekend we have returned from we had large amount of condensation on the inside of the Windows , I know this is to be expected as there is a lot of us and on waking I open all Windows . We did leave blow heating on low and had both roof vents sky lights open . Is there anything else we can do ? Also do caravans really need the reflective blinds ? Just starting so yes few strange questions . Thanks

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Stop breathing. That's where much of the condensation comes from. Personally we prefer to put up with the condensation.

Reflective blinds are not necessary. Never found much use for them.

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Message posted by jojobo01 on 28/9/2014 at 6:20pm
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Thanx Steve I shall tell all kids and hubby not to breathe lol I think there a bit of a annoyance

Message posted by SGThomas on 28/9/2014 at 6:25pm
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Try opening a window or skylight over night. You may freeze to death but probably with less condensation.

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Message posted by jojobo01 on 28/9/2014 at 6:41pm
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We both skylights open but I think we just need not to breathe and have all Windows fully open and dress like Eskimos lol

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we usually have the windows nearest where we're sleeping on the first catch and that always seemed to help, also found that the windows that got the sun first always got rid of the bit of condensation we did get very quickly

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as per dianebb72, keep windows of first latch at night. Reflective blinds give total privacy at night, some people find that the curtains are enough.


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Thank you I'll try putting Windows on catches

Message posted by Jax365 on 29/9/2014 at 9:59am
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Brrrr! I wouldn't leave my window open, I sleep with my head next to it! What I do is put a rolled up microfibre towel at the bottom to catch the drips, open the next morning and wipe the window down. It only seems to do this in the Spring and Autumn, it's the low night temps that do it.

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Ahh teething problems, do they ever cease??!!

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I agree with Jax in the low temps..

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Great idea on the micro cloths thank you .


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