Condensation in overcab locker

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  1. spotsy

    spotsy Read Only Funster

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    Hi,
    Does anyone out there no of a product/method to stop condensation forming on the inside roof of my recenly aquired Boxer van conversion.Any advice much appreciated.
    Brian
     
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    hi i take it its just painted metal from your question.
    you could cure this simply by glueing polystyrene celling tiles onto the inside of the roof although this is a crude way of doing it.

    any sort of insulation material will combat this problem although the thicker the better.
    someone else may be able to advise further and maybe recommend a more suitable material possibly kingspan available from builders merchants.
     
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    If it is the walls especially the outer or ceiling...

    A small bit of Corded carpet from any carpet supplier (Off Cut)...

    Cut it to fit nice and snug and buy from B&Q or carpet supplier an aerosol of "Stikatak" Super spray Adhesive.... It`s what the trade use to stick the edges of carpets down on wood/concrete/laminate when no underfelt is used...

    Make sure the walls are as dry as a bone. and only use when well ventilated...

    I used loads of it on the cabins of the last Fishing boat I built which was used on Fibreglass hull... Nowt more suseptical than a boat in water for attracting condensation.. and it worked a treat..:thumb:
     
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    Thanks for suggestions, going to B&Q tomorrow see whats on offer and I've got plenty of carpet bits as well. Watch this space, Cheers
     
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    Condensation in overcab locker.

    Hello again, well after much neck and arms twisting, sticky fingers I got the job done used radiator reflector and works a treat. Thanks to all concerned.:thumb:
     
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    I have lined mine with high density 2 inch foam. The condensation comes from the warmth of the van hitting cold metal
     
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