so i have a 07‘ mustang and everytime it rains, i dont even wanna go out for a drive. My windshield wipers just smear the rain accross making it even harder to see through and its seems like i can see better when i dont use them. Ive cleaned the blades plenty of times but it seems to just keep smearing the rain across. what can i do to fix it so i can accually see out of my car when it does rain? (like today). does this happen to everyone or just me?and if i need to go get new blades or something, please let me know what store i can get them at cheapest.
Hope this is not your situation, but I once made the mistake of applying Rain-x to my windshield and later washing the car with Mr. Clean no-dry car wash. The next time it rained I turned on the wipers and it looked like I was spreading white paint across the windshield. Both products are polymers (one trying to get water to bead up and the other trying to get it to sheet off) so trying to clean the windshield was hopeless. I got the smearing down to a level where we could drive by using Barkeeper's friend and an electric polisher for about half an hour. The problem lingered until the windshield had to be replaced because of a crack. Rain-x and Mr. Clean car wash are now banned from my garage.
A microwave heats food by exciting the water molecules. The plate won't get warm on it's own. If it does, it's not likely a good thing. If it's that cold in your house, then the plate being cold isn't why your toast cools so fast. Bread is very porous, and it cools off very quickly in cold air.
Microwave ovens are not meant for warming plates, just for warming food. In fact, the only warming of a plate that generally occurs is heat transfer from the food. That's why you can often remove a plate from the microwave without using any protection for your hand. To take the chill off of your plate, could you run it under hot water while your toast is cooking, and then dry the plate?
Wipe the windshield down with rubbing alcohol. Then take a rag and soak it in the rubbing alcohol and wipe the blades several times. That should work. If you use the orange colored rainx wiper solvent it tends to smear more then the blue stuff. Watch where you park. It sounds like something gets on the windshield to cause the problem.
Best bet is to replace the blades. Ozone, UV rays, spray wax from carwashes, etc.all destroy wiper blades in a short amount of time. The big box stores like WalMart have them. Most Discount (ie: Autozone, O'Reilly, etc.)auto parts stores will change them for you at no additional cost. In the meantime you can try to decontaminate them with some rubbing alcohol and a clean lint free rag. Just wet the rag and run it down the rubber blade. Lots of black junk will come off and if it tears then it needed to be replaced anyway.