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Washer Fluid Spray Bottle for Ice Free Windows

Living in a very cold climate I found this to be a very useful tool for winter days. Purchase a gallon jug of the re-fill windshield washer fluid and fill a small spray bottle with the liquid. When your windshield is iced over spray beginning at the top of the windshield and work down towards the midway point.

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As I recall the jug directions say that this can be harmful to paint finishes, so be careful and use sparingly. This starts a melting process and the top area will loosen up by time you get to the other side of your car.

One year I gave little bottles of it to my staff and they were rather doubtful. When the staff actually used it, they reported back that it truly works a miracle!

By Trisha from Ventura CA

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February 18, 2010 Flag

When filling my windshield washer fluid for winter, I save some of the solvent and put it in an old squirt bottle. In the evening I spray my windows and mirrors, and in the morning the ice has never built up.

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When warming your car up, it is great to have sprayed the outside of the windows first. It really helps the defroster clear the windows much quicker.

Source: I've used this tip for many years after owning my own repair garage.

By papa joe from Stamford, CT

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Washer Fluid Spray Bottle for Ice Free Windows

Thanks, that's interesting. (01/13/2010)

By Suntydt

Washer Fluid Spray Bottle for Ice Free Windows

Thanks. I tried it and it works great! Wish I'd learned this years ago. (01/15/2010)

By Gingembre

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