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Old 21-11-2019, 02:22 AM   #21
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some good advice,going to try the de-mister pads mentioned in the thread as my better halves car is terrible in the winter months.

Always being late for work she never has time to properly de-mist her windows much to my annoyance!!
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Old 21-11-2019, 09:09 AM   #22
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My Audi has the worst de-misting and takes the screen ages to de-mist in the morning. What product can I use to stop so much misting on these colder mornings
Was going to go for Rain X demist but see it gets a lot of bad reviews.
Excessive condensation isn't normal in a car, unless it's a cabrio for example.

Whilst it is normal to see an increase in colder/wetter weather you shouldn't be getting anything more than misting on the glass surface.

Has the windscreen been replaced? I would look at route cause before taking action.
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Old 21-11-2019, 11:32 AM   #23
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Home bargains do a dehumidifier box for £1,50 ish, which is basically a 3 part plastic tank with some absorption crystals that you fill the top section with, and one saturated the excess water drains into the bottom of the tank.
Stick one in the boot, or wedge it under the back of the seat to stop it tipping over
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Old 21-11-2019, 12:36 PM   #24
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couple of things that help

if you come home on a cold day with the car heater full on , 2 mins before before you get home turn off the heat and crack the windows so you park up cold

if theres ever a dry breezy day and its safe to do so , crack open the windows and let the car air best you can
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Old 21-11-2019, 01:10 PM   #25
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depends on how bad it is, but its pretty normal in consistently wet weather. I have tried different stuff in different cars over the years, once I tried some antifog stuff, seemed to work great, until the sun was on the screen and I couldn't see a thing.

Best thing is heat the car up with a heater with windows open a bit, get all the damp air out.

Same when you get in, heater on full, window down an inch, to dry the wet you bring in and get that damp air out. If you don't drop the windows a bit, the damp air just stays in the car.
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Old 21-11-2019, 01:36 PM   #26
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I've used the dehumidifier pouch things listed above and they definitely help.
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Old 21-11-2019, 01:49 PM   #27
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Just double checking you haven’t got your climate control set to recirculate as that can cause misting up, also when was the last time your pollen/cabin filter was changed because if blocked it will limit air flow.

Failing that, something like this may be of help
https://shop.alienmagic.co.uk/anti-f...-sealant-200ml
I would check this first makes a world of difference
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Old 21-11-2019, 03:58 PM   #28
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As a test, I used a small amount of toothpaste on a section of the bathroom cabinet mirror. After a shower this morning the section of mirror that has toothpaste applied did not steam up, interesting experiment, toothpaste seems to work. Would I apply toothpaste on my windscreen? Probably not but I'm thinking of marketing toothpaste as the next amazing detailing product in a rebranded container for £9.99 inc VAT and free shipping.
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Old 21-11-2019, 04:11 PM   #29
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Sure I read somewhere as well both toothpaste and also shaving gel.
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As a test, I used a small amount of toothpaste on a section of the bathroom cabinet mirror. After a shower this morning the section of mirror that has toothpaste applied did not steam up, interesting experiment, toothpaste seems to work. Would I apply toothpaste on my windscreen? Probably not but I'm thinking of marketing toothpaste as the next amazing detailing product in a rebranded container for £9.99 inc VAT and free shipping.
Or use a proper glass coating that would likely last a lot longer than toothpaste, I mean toothpaste may work but have you done any long terms test and whats the durability like
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