First the leaks tighten up with a few cooks.
Second,compared to any other smoker,these don't leak at all.
They aren't supposed to be a refrigerator.
A little moisture won't hurt.
If I keep my covers on,in high humidity/heat they will cloud over completely,until they have been un covered awhile.
I have even had to give it a blast with a hairdryer,to get it to read ,right away.