Do you leave your bedding in?

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  1. jaykay

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    We are packing the mh today for Fridays trip away (first) and planned to put the bedding in but some friends said definitely not until the day you go because of damp.

    I would have thought it would be well aired/warmed through before bed time as we are travelling for about 4 hours and will have the heating on when parked up as well.

    What do you do when the weather is cold(ish)??
     
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  2. GJH

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    Normally leave it in. As you say, if it is well aired it is OK.
     
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    we leave ours in all year only remove to wash and then put them straight back in, we keep spare sheets and pillow cases vacuum pack just in case we need them.
     
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    I took mine out after the last trip in November but will put it back in a few days before the next one and then only take it out for washing until next winter.
     
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    Oops...looks like I may have to sort out new bedding. Was so excited at finally getting my new mh I wasn't thinking straight...and left the stuff in over winter:doh::D
     
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    Ditto gozomike; took out end of November as van not being used for s couple of months but now back in and only comes out again to launder.
     
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    Same here, just take it out for regular washing. Going back in this weekend :)
     
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  8. gozomike

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    A good wash should sort it out.
     
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    We leave ours in all year except when its out for washing etc.-same with towels and even some clothes -no issues with damp at all-but ours is parked up on the drive and is checked at least once a week
     
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    Leave it in the van, if it gets damp then you have problems with the van that need sorting
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    Well. Seeing as I've set off a few times without it, my bedding stays in to stop me forgetting it:)
     
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  12. Carol

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    Never entered my head to take the bedding out always make up fresh when we get back and forget it, our vans 15 years old and never had any problems. When we are away for extended periods I have two oblong cushions roll all my spare bedding and usually a couple of spare towels in them and then the change of bedding takes up no extra storage.
     
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    As most of above.. Leave in van except for washing.
    Van is normally used regular but first time in 3 years we took it out and we knew van would be stood for a few months..
     
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    Same here, we use sleeping bags with sheets and they stay in the van(y)
     
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    Before going into winter storage I give the MH a good blast with a dehumidifier then put the bedding into bin bags. I also leave moisture collectors in the habitation area. If a large amount of moisture has gathered on my return it's a handy indicator of a possible roof leak.
     
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    We take ours out for washing, since returning to UK in Dec, have kept in house between trips, (Summer left in van) but it's a pain if you want a quick getaway. Have this weekend bought more vac bags for sleeping bags to allow everything to be returned to van after washing :) saves room in house too :D

    Lin
     
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    Since we spend more time away in our van than at home we leave ours in :eek: (y)
     
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    Always leave ours in apart from when it's washed
     
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    We only take ours out to wash it, spare set kept in a plastic box under the bed so when its time to do the laundry bed gets changed and the clean set gets put in the box.
     
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    We leave the bedding in during the summer and remove it in the winter. We also put the heating on for a day or so before setting off as this ensures the mattress etc is nice and warm
    Enjoy your trip!
     
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