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#5790319 - 06/15/15 04:37 PM Gun vault question
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Im in the process of building a home and we are having a built in concrete vault built. Its going to be totally surrounded by conceete so it will need a dehumidifier. Do any of yal have any recomendations for a electric dehumidifier?

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#5790336 - 06/15/15 04:46 PM Re: Gun vault question [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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Originally Posted By: Hogslayer5L
Im in the process of building a home and we are having a built in concrete vault built. Its going to be totally surrounded by conceete so it will need a dehumidifier. Do any of yal have any recomendations for a electric dehumidifier?



Amigo.......Just put a 60 watt lightbulb on and leave it all the time. At my final destination its been just fine that way for nearly 18 years.

And its not a fancy bulb. It has just never been turned off. This is just 6 inch concrete and steel door. strips of carpet for the butts of the guns and handguns on metal shelves with carpet.
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#5790338 - 06/15/15 04:47 PM Re: Gun vault question [Re: takewhatyoucan64]
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PS...its 12 foot wide and 16 foot deep.
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#5790417 - 06/15/15 05:59 PM Re: Gun vault question [Re: takewhatyoucan64]
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Won't running an HVAC duct and a return keep the room free of humidity?
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#5790539 - 06/15/15 06:54 PM Re: Gun vault question [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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Yes it would but to make it fire proof you dont want ac an duct

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#5790635 - 06/15/15 07:44 PM Re: Gun vault question [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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Closing the door to the room is all that is needed. Yes you may get a slight amount of smoke in the room, but if it were me I'd just add a duct and return.

Been to lots and lots of structure fires where the room with the closed door looked almost untouched even though it had an HVAC duct.
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#5790847 - 06/15/15 09:51 PM Re: Gun vault question [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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I have a return in my tornado room and the humidity never gets above 45%.
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#5795716 - 06/18/15 08:06 PM Re: Gun vault question [Re: Hogslayer5L]
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You can install a fire damper in the wall for the duct to attach to. You can buy for $60 - $100.

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