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Gill
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Hi, I have a problem with moisture in my flat. I believe this will cause damage to my card collection.

So far I have kept my decks in cardboard boxes with some bags of silica gel scattered around.
We also have a dehumidifier running 24/7 to keep the place liveable.

But the moisture levels creep up during summer in Norway, and I have violent nightmares concerning moist decks and ruined cards.

Does anyone have any further ideas for dry and cool deck storage?
J.G. the magnificent
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No expert on deck storage but perhaps rice buckets for cards.
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Wow, that sounds bad.

If the silica and dehumidifier doesn't do it then perhaps your only choice is to pack them into airtight boxes or bags on a dry day. I suppose individual baggies (small plastic bags) would be best, to allow you to look at them. I've noticed antique collectors keep their decks in plastic baggies and they're cheap too!
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