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Removing Ice from Your Windshield

A ritual of winter is removing ice from from your windshield. In addition to the obvious purchased ice scraper there are other ways of removing ice from your windshield. This is a guide about removing ice from your windshield.
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November 7, 2006 Flag

Instead of using expensive de-icer on your car windscreen in the cold weather, or trying to scrape ice off with a rubber scraper thingie, pour warm water (not boiling!) over all your car windows and switch on the windscreen wipers to stop it freezing over again. This way you won't have to spend ages standing outside in the cold to de-ice your car.

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By Beth from England

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December 19, 20160 found this helpful

i would not pour any water on my windshield in the winter, i would rather use a scrapper or cover the windshield with an old blanket

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December 28, 2009 Flag

We have two families living on the property and a very close neighbor. In the winter when the windshields get frozen and frosted over during the night, One of us goes out with a bottle of windshield washer and washes the windows for everyone. The windshield washer has to be the all weather kind and it will melt the ice immediately. We are a happy neighborhood who can all see clearly when driving on frosted mornings. The windshield washing fluid is freeze proof and will not hurt the car.

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By Dr Robert E McGinnis from N C

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December 31, 20090 found this helpful

If you put it in a spray bottle, you can keep it in your vehicle. For use when you are away from home.

When you know it's going to snow, spray it on all of the windows of car. makes it much easier to get the frozen stuff off the next day.

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March 16, 2005 Flag

Our two car garage has too much stuff lining the walls to accommodate both large vehicles we own. When the second vehicle is needed for early morning transportation but is coated with frost that would take time to scrape off, my husband takes the first vehicle out of the garage, brings in the second vehicle and then plugs in the small space heater.

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Within 15 minutes, no matter how bad the glazing of ice crystals, the vehicle is covered with droplets of water instead of frost. This way, no one has to stand outside in the cold to scrape but both of us have vehicles we can just get in and go!

By Ronsan

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March 17, 20050 found this helpful

At night just place a piece of cardboard big enough to cover the windshield. Take it off in the morning and you are ready to go. No scraping!

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