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    Bought a small box of Silica Gel crystals / To remove moisture and keep fungus away..

    Last monsoon was a bit severe and the atmosphere was humid and moist most of the time. This, coupled with a few days of non usage had resulted in growing of some kind of fungus on the steering wheel.

    Bought a small packet of Silica gel crystals from a camera shop. This is a hygroscopic substance and will absorb and nullify moisture from contained spaces.

    This small box cost around Rs: 90/- and comes with a pair of small cloth pouches to keep the crystals in the car (Intended originally for camera containers.)

    They are a light blue shade and will turn pink, supposedly after they absorb moisture. They they can be dried and re used.


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    PS: Keep out of reach of children and wash your hands thoroughly with soap after handling this.
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    Re: Bought a small box of Silica Gel crystals / To remove moisture and keep fungus aw

    Deepak thanks for sharing this. Even I was looking something to get rid of fungus problem. Will check it our shops nearby me
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    Re: Bought a small box of Silica Gel crystals / To remove moisture and keep fungus aw

    Check in camera lens / accessories shop.
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    Re: Bought a small box of Silica Gel crystals / To remove moisture and keep fungus aw

    Thanks for sharing this. I've faced this multiple times even after having a 3M interior cleaning job :D
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    Re: Bought a small box of Silica Gel crystals / To remove moisture and keep fungus aw

    The trouble is drying them after they have absorbed water and turned pink. The instruction says to put them in an oven (Microwave?).
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