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#1 wenbebber

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Posted 18 November 2016 - 11:01 AM

How do other people deal with the problem of dew covering windows in the morning?

 

If I use a cloth to wipe it, I get left with dried on water marks and dirt when the water evaporates, but if I leave it to drop off when driving I'm pretty much blind out of all windows and then the mirrors until this happens.


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Posted 18 November 2016 - 12:15 PM

squeegie?? Or get a man to do it for you, I am in Essex I will come round and do it £50 a go that ok?


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Posted 18 November 2016 - 01:06 PM

Use one of these

http://www.halfords....exi-water-blade

 

or wipe with microfibre cloths - they wipe clean without leaving water marks

- Cloths will soak up water quickly so would need to be dried out each use depending on amount of due on windows

-More expensive cloths are thicker and can hold more water

 

http://www.halfords....bre-cloths-x-10


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Posted 18 November 2016 - 02:09 PM

Thanks edgeoftime, drop me a PM and I'll give you my address and bank details?

 

I should clarify, it was a microfiber cloth I used to wipe them down before but I still got water marks. Will get hold of a different one and see if that improves things.



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Posted 08 March 2019 - 02:11 PM

Instead of creating a new thread I thought I'd jump off the back of this.

 

While cleaning the gunk off the trims at the bottom of the windows (with a toothpick, a pressure washer and a screwdriver-not in that order) I noticed there is a gap in between the different layers of trim.

 

I will put some thin dowel or a stainless steel rod in there so the lip is snug against the windows so if there is ever any dew, rolling the windows down and up again will get rid of it.

 

Thoughts please?