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Weathermans Secret to Defrost Windshield in Seconds

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When you awake to this is the morning, the last thing you want to do is stand in the freezing cold, scraping ice and frost off your windshield so you can head off to work or school. Shy of keeping it in the garage, there’s really very little a person can do to avoid this on a cold winter morning. Learn this very simple weathermans secret to defrost windshield in seconds. . .


It’s frustrating to have to deal with the frost before heading to work or school, luckily, you don’t have to put up with it for very long with this quick and easy do it yourself windshield defrost remedy.

Watch the Weathermans Secret to Defrost Windshield in Seconds here:

A "solution" to clear frost off your windshield

You will need:
a Spray Bottle (the dollar store has them for $1)
1 bottle rubbing alcohol

  1. Use 2/3 part Alcohol to 1/3 part water. For example, if you want 3 cups of solution use 2 cups of alcohol and 1 cup of water.
  2. Mix them together, add to a spray bottle and spray the frosted windshield liberally. The mix can be left in the vehicle, it will not freeze.

NEVER use HOT or Warm water on a frosted windshield, it WILL CRACK and you’ll need to replace it.

If you know that there will be inclement weather overnight (snow or freezing rain) liberally spray the windshield prior to the inclement weather, it will be that much easier to clean the next morning.

More Helpful Tips-n-Tricks

☙ Place a towel or piece of cardboard on the windshield at night, secured with wipers or straps closed into the car doors. Alternatively, install a snow cover ice removal shield.

Weathermans Secret to Defrost Windshield in Seconds

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☙ Apply non-stick cooking spray to the rubber seals around the doors

☙ Keep the windows clean on the inside as well as the outside. Dirt on the inside of the windshield allows moisture a surface in which to cling to, causing the inside to frost as well. Use these handy winter windshield wipes to keep the windshield clean.

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1 thought on “Weathermans Secret to Defrost Windshield in Seconds”

  1. This is a really great idea, I like the idea of watering it down slightly so it doesn’t affect the paint on the car over the course of the winter. Thanks Budget101!


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