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Old 03-26-2012, 04:28 PM   #1
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Default Varnish/Sealing Keezer Frame

My keezer will be in my garage. I live in Alabama, so of course the humidity reaches apocolyptic numbers. The garage wont be as humid as outside, but still higher than Id like.

I plan on staining and polying the outer wood of my keezer...but what about the frame? I have some spar varnish and Im debating on putting this on the frame members to protect it from warping.

Anyone do something similar?

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Old 03-26-2012, 04:38 PM   #2
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I'd poly it. It's amazing how much moisture will find it's way inside a keezer. Even one that's pretty well sealed. I've spent hours trying to seal mine, but come July/August there's water everywhere.

Another option is to wrap the frame/insulation of the keezer with aluminum flashing and used silicon to seal off any seams. It does a pretty good job of keeping the moisture off of the internal frame.

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Im thinking about adding a dehumidifier in there too. That should help a lot, but when the garage door opens, then its right back to 90%.

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