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lrodptl

09:38AM | 09/23/04
Member Since: 02/13/99
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I built a shed for my new Harley and vented both sides. I went in the shed yesterday for the first time in a week and the bike was covered in condensation. I'd like to prevent a rust bucket from developing. Any quick fixes?

tomh

11:54AM | 09/23/04
Member Since: 07/01/03
558 lifetime posts
The most likely scenario for condensation is relatively warm humid air entering the cooler structure after a cool night. The air would condense on cold surfaces such as the bike and perhaps concrete. The same thing happens outdoors when humid air cools and condenses especially on colder surfaces, but we call it dew.

Possible solutions, stabilize the interior temperatures by sealing and insulating the shed and run a dehumidifier or small heater; or increase ventilation to maintain interior temperatures near oudoor ambient. Interesting problem, we don't see here in the low humidity parts of the world (California). I'll watch to see if there are other ideas.
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