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 Post subject: Mould Inside Car
PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:04 pm 
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Hi All, since moving up to Manly NSW I have had to clean the inside of my car two or three times because of mould. Never had this issue in Geelong, much more humid here.
Previously used mix of white vinegar and tea tree oil.
Last time just the vinegar but left it on surfaces for an hour before wiping off excess.
I did the headlining too this time.
Seems to have worked better this time around after leaving on for an hour.
My car has a breathable cover with some ventilation and is in an underground garage which gets a bit gloomy at times. I leave a small container of bi-carb in the car too.
Has anyone else had this problem and what do they use as a fix?

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 Post subject: Re: Mould Inside Car
PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:31 pm 
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Maybe you should buy a moisture absorber from coles sit it on the back parcel shelf or floor
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 Post subject: Re: Mould Inside Car
PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:23 am 
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One of these...plus dehumidifier/desiccants…

https://www.carcoon.com.au/

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 Post subject: Re: Mould Inside Car
PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:11 am 
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yes use one of them, I use one in the camper trailer to keep mould off the canvas

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 Post subject: Re: Mould Inside Car
PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:15 pm 
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Thank you for the suggestions. I would love a Carcoon but no power in the garage ☹️
Guess I'll go with some sort of absorbent.
The missus has a gizmo that changes colour when it needs to be dried out.
Then you plug into the mains for a while. Might give that a go.
Thanks again.

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 Post subject: Re: Mould Inside Car
PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:24 pm 
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MiniBob wrote:
Thank you for the suggestions. I would love a Carcoon but no power in the garage ☹️
Guess I'll go with some sort of absorbent.
The missus has a gizmo that changes colour when it needs to be dried out.
Then you plug into the mains for a while. Might give that a go.
Thanks again.


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 Post subject: Re: Mould Inside Car
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Thanks for the links. Sadly an extension lead or a generator wouldn't be allowed.
Strata rules and all that 5h1t ☹️

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 Post subject: Re: Mould Inside Car
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MiniBob wrote:
Thanks for the links. Sadly an extension lead or a generator wouldn't be allowed.
Strata rules and all that 5h1t ☹️


Bob? I have done all I can for you! OK? :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Mould Inside Car
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Leave Sydney! Return to Geelong or at least Victoria where the sane people live.


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If you get sunlight there you can get solar fans which clip on the windows

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