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Keeping moisture out of a safe

We have a small safe to keep some guns and ammo in. What are the best ways to keep it dry in there?
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Old November 7th, 2020, 10:28 PM #2
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I use these. They seem to work well: https://smile.amazon.com/Eva-dry-333...%2C177&sr=8-17
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Old November 7th, 2020, 10:35 PM #3
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my safe has a small hole in the back for an electric cord.
it is used for a heating element. i dont have a link at the moment, mine came with the heating element.
it is a great investment, keeps the humidity out and all of the paper products inside nice and dry.

If yours has the hole in the back, I would recommend the safe heater.

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GoldenRod Dehumidifiers or you can buy cans of desiccant at Bass Pro or on-line
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Mine are 30+ years old and all are working just as good as the day I installed them.

They. 100%. Work!

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Just be sure you mount them HORIZONTALLY (I.e., measure MINimum width ...)
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I use these. They seem to work well: https://smile.amazon.com/Eva-dry-333...%2C177&sr=8-17
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I seem to not be able
To keep the ocean out of my safe since it fell over on the boating accident. So sad.
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+1 for the golden rod. I thought about the desiccants but you have to refresh them in the oven or by other means fairly regularly for them to work best. I don’t need another thing that I have to remember to do.
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A short strand of white Christmas lights will work. Has the added bonus of illuminating the inside so you can see when the door is open. Costs a LOT less too!
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