Wipe the windows and windshield of your vehicle down with white vinegar, undiluted, after you park your car for the night. This will prevent frost from building on your car, and who doesn't LOVE that?
By AlaskanAurora from Dutch Harbor, Alaska
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Thanks for this tip. So easy and"thrifty"too. I'll definitely pass this on to others. Winter can be bad enough without having to scrape off a heavily iced windows.
I have a question. Can I keep the spray bottle in the car, or will it freeze? I kinda am thinking it will freeze, but then again...maybe not, if u spray it on the windshield?
I live in MPLS MN. Thanks!
As a former resident of both Fairbanks, and Anchorage, I can attest that this works. Some other hints are: Never set the emergency brake when it is below freezing, never bend any metal that is already bent as it will snap off, and if you can plug in your car, do it.
Those in Alaska know a thing or two about cold weather! The shot is Laird Hot Springs in the Yukon Territory. The water is about 103 degrees in the summer and about 89-95 in the winter. This shot is from a day that was about -50.
Great idea but won't it hurt the paint on the car. You remind me of my son in law, he puts a tarp over his car to keep the snow off.
Thanks for sharing.
Wow, that is a great idea if it works. I plan to find out in this upcoming Iowa winter.
Winter is coming to Ohio, too. Neither hubby nor I am up to standing in the cold trying to clear the windshield. We must try this solution this year!
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