Windscreen Condensation

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  1. wanderer

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    Hi
    Anyone got any tips either to stop the condensation on my windscreen in the mornings or how is the best way to clear it without getting a puddle on the dash and a smeared vision
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  2. ralph-dot

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    no :BigGrin:
     
  3. Jaws

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    We leave one of the cab windows open a wee crack.. that seems to stop most of it..
    But to clear any excess we use a microfibre cloth ( Pucka one I import from Sonys in America, not the rubbish things you get in supermarkets and the like ! :BigGrin: )
     
  4. RichardnGill

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    Silverscreens.
     
  5. Terry

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    External screens stop it all :thumb: other than that just wipe with paper towel
    terry
     
  6. mikesiggers

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    no puddle

    I have found fitting EXTERNAL blinds the most effective
     
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    External screen works great for me.

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  8. bill2b

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    yes, we got an external silver screen from towtal and we have no condensation at all, fits easily and only cost 40ish, well worth the money
     
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    Cheap way is to put some bubble wrap over the outside of the windscreen or spend money on external screens

    Peter
     
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    internal curtain to screen the cab area off works for us, but then we don't have heating in the van
     
  11. JohnM

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    hi try using a spot of fairy on a paper towel. we used this method in late sixties when demisting trucks and buses was virtuly impossible
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    as others have said.....external screens.
    moist warm air inside, cold air outside = condensation on windows.
    external screens insulate the out glass surface.
    dont use internal screens in winter as they can cause condensation.
     
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    External screens have a whole different set problems in winter.
     
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    I bought a bottle of NO-MORE-MIST then just followed the directions and Bob's ya sister....................no more mistups :BigGrin:

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    Sounds good :thumb:
     
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    Please tell what problems?
     
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    Hi,

    Been using ours for the last 3 years all through the winter and during the summer at times without any problems YET, but just to be on the safe side as for-armed is for-warned can you let us know what problems you have had,

    Thanks

    Braunston

     
  18. ralph-dot

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    The obvious is, if it is raining or snowing you get wet and cold putting them on and taking them off, also the blinds themselves are wet.
     
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    I haven't a problem with that I just watch Graham getting wet :Rofl1:, seriously that is a down side if you take them off for storage but they are better than internal one.

    Dale
     
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    And I have very little problem with interior screens and condensation.
     
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