# How do i figure the cubic feet for my 27 foot by 8 foot travel trailer

I need to get a dehumidifier so I need to know what size based off of the size of my trailer

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Cynthia, you have actually given enough information to determine humidifier needs. Just assume that it is a 7 foot ceiling throughout and your answer is about 1500 square feet. For an 8 foot ceiling call it 1700 square feet. You only need these approximate values for this application because a humidifier will function over a reasonable range of room volume. You don't need precise figures, so choose a humidifier that handles at least your approximate volume or something near it.

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Need to knew the height as well of the interior space, then do the math it is Length X height X width= cubic feet Length

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You cannot from the measures you have given
a cubic measure( volume ) requires 3 dimensions namely a length X width X height ans as you have only given a length (27ft) by width(8ft) so you need to say how high the unit is to get a cubic capacity

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Part: WPL8212501
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Dehumidifier pump assembly conveniently attaches the pump kit to you dehumidifier. connect a run hose to a nearby sink, pump, or floor drain. this pump will push water through a hose to up to 18 vertical feet for drainage through a window.
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