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Old 09-08-2011, 08:42 AM   #1
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Hi everyone!
I need your advice on solving moisture problem. My bathroom gets terribly wet and I can't afford an electric dehumidifier at the moment and wonder if the crystal-type moisture trap would be helpful? Does anyone use it?

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Old 09-08-2011, 07:46 PM   #2
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What you need is circulation/air turnover.

If you can't install a mechanical venting bathroom fan (preferably on a timer switch), opening a window is better than nothing. If a double hung type, open a bit at top on upper pane, open a bit of bottom pane. Blinds and or shades not obstructing. That's your only hope of some limited circulation. Shorten shower/bath times.

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Those crystals are mainly for cupboards and small confined areas that stay closed most of the time.
Even a box fan from wal-mart would help. Set it in the doorway and let it run for a while.
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