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Car dehumidifier

(13 Posts)
Stoker48 Tue 24-Nov-20 08:44:42

Have you got one?
Can you recommend it?
Where do you put yours?

tanith Tue 24-Nov-20 08:54:06

I have one of those pads full of beads it sits on the dash and once a week it goes in the microwave for 5 mins. Not high tech but it does the job perfectly

Onthenaughtystep1 Tue 24-Nov-20 08:54:56

I have looked at them with a view to buying. There seems to be two types. One where the medium turns to liquid and has to be disposed of. The other where the medium can be dried out and reused. I will be checking back on here to read if anyone has experience of either or if another method is available.

Onthenaughtystep1 Tue 24-Nov-20 08:56:08

Tanith, mayI ask what it is called and where you bought it?

Stoker48 Tue 24-Nov-20 09:29:57

I had already bought one, forgot about it and now just found in the draw.
I bought from Halfords. Apparently you just “ renew in the microwave”.
You can tell it needs drying as the orange balls turn to green when wet.
I’m going to put in my car tonight and am just managing my expectations!
If it’s any good, and depending on your comments and recommendations, I may buy more for Xmas pressies.

Stoker48 Tue 24-Nov-20 09:30:59

.... meant to say, I bought a Eco Ventis.

tanith Tue 24-Nov-20 10:00:36

Here's a pic available on amazon for about a tenner

shysal Tue 24-Nov-20 10:34:56

I bought a couple of the bags that tanith shows, when my rear window started to mist inside. It has done the trick.

bikergran Tue 24-Nov-20 20:00:44

They had very similar things In Tesco last year around this time, on the car section.

I have an older car so it does mist up, I use those things with the beads in they the beads clump together when they are use and damp.

Blossoming Tue 24-Nov-20 20:05:08

The air conditioning dehumidifies.

chelseababy Tue 24-Nov-20 20:27:36

I used to use the hanging ones meant for wardrobes. £1 in Poundland. Did the trick but not renewable.

Ailsa43 Tue 24-Nov-20 20:29:59

I also use the hanging one that turn the beads into water before you dispose of them.. they do the job very well and cost just 69p each in Poundstretcher

Grannynise Tue 24-Nov-20 22:36:46

I have an old sock filled with cat litter and tied up with a ribbon. It seems to do the job.