Condensation

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  1. deisel doctor

    deisel doctor Read Only Funster

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    Just wondering if you get condensation on the cab windows the other windows are fine as they are double glazed but every morning when we are away and we take the blinds down they are covered in condensation.
     
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    I used to suffer condensation until I used the external windscreen covers. No problems since.
     
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    a very small spot of washing liquid [fairy] on a wash cloth or tissues wipe on window, it will stop condensation for around 24hrs we used this method back in the 60s when bus's dident have demisters i still use it,cheaper than ext screens.:thumb:
     
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    Thanks for your advice i have just found one in my loft that was left in the previose m/h,
    i had seen them on vans before but never thought to use it as we have internall blinds , this may sound a stupid question but do you place the tin foil coating on the outside or on to the window cheers..
     
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    Yes, still use this trick too. But I find it's brilliant at stopping windows, and mirrors, misting up but struggles with 'running' condensation' ... and also that Fairy works the best - any other make doesn't seem to work, not for long anyway... :thumb:
     
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    Always keep some ventilation with a window or roof vent slightly open .
     
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    External silver type screens are brilliant at preventing condensation and make an enormous difference to the temperature in the van. Couldn't / wouldn't be without them now.

    Lorraine x
     
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    Air circulation is the key, if you have blown air heating use it if not use an electric fan heater with a blower.
     
  9. mike/jen

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    Best thing to stop condensation in your motorhome is a Dehumidifier. Since we bought ours we never wake up in the morning and see condensation anymore.
     
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    `OUT`, will probably only go on one way.
     
  11. deisel doctor

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    Just been away tried your idea brill no condensation thanks..
     
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    Hi mike...can you give us details of the dehumidifier you bought & where you got it from please.........cheers. :thumb:
     
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