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Old 12-26-2011, 10:01 PM
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Wish I had your problem...circulated air does help. Have you asked your neighbors how they deal with it?
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Fans on either end, one intake and one exhaust, both turned on by a humidity switch. When level gets too high, fans kick on causing cross ventilation until humidity drops below set point. I have my attic fans set that way. They go on based on heat or humidity.
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Old 12-26-2011, 10:42 PM
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Just got in from checking the dock. I opened both overhead doors about 2 feet and opened he windows on the opposite wall. It helped alot!

Plus I placed a couple box fans to help move some air. Placed a small heater and fan in the cruiser and closed all the cuddy windows. I hope to have a handle on the issue.

Thanks for the input guys!
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Our dock is enclosed also. Never had any mold issues on cruzier.
Have a full cover and keep fan in boat running all winter.
Boat house has a lot of moisture for sure. Condenses on roof runs down to cross beams and falls to floor . Almost like it rains in there sometimes. Fans running on dock to.
Also we keep a radio on so no Racoons!! They will do more damage that any mold will.
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Old 12-27-2011, 09:17 AM
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Trying to stop humidity in a boat house?? really that might be tough. Circulation and more circulation. Made a dehumidifier in the boat and other things to keep it dry
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I grew up with a summer cottage & boathouse. Got to love a boat house.

Take the trim off the bottom of the doors.
That will make an air flow & solve the problem.

You can leave the boat cover on, but dont seal the cover. Leave some snaps off. Make sure boat has no water & dry,,
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Fans on either end, one intake and one exhaust, both turned on by a humidity switch. When level gets too high, fans kick on causing cross ventilation until humidity drops below set point. I have my attic fans set that way. They go on based on heat or humidity.
This is what I have, and never had any mold issues
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