The desiccant will absorb the moisture, and the dehumidifier rod will prevent the moisture. Silica gel absorbs moisture from the air, and everyone has seen silica gel in one form or another. Condensation inside a safe can speed the decomposition of medications that are kept inside a safe. A very efficient way to absorb moisture from the air. At that point, it's like dipping a soaking wet sponge into a bucket of water.
Goldenrod 36" Electric Dehumidifier Rod.
Moisture, Humidity and Gun Safes
But who wants to fill up their safe with hundreds of little packages? Unlike other desiccant products, you don't have to empty the canister or sometimes a little cotton bagdry it out in the oven at a low temperature for several hours, and then try to get all those silica gel crystals back into the canister or bag without spilling it all over the kitchen. Another type of dehumidifier is an electrical rod. Moisture inside a safe means damage to the contents. Applies to most items indicated on each product page.