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Keeping Side Mirrors Clear of Ice


If you have those big rearview mirrors on your car or truck and you know an ice storm is coming, here's a cheap trick to keep them clean. Take two plastic grocery bags (one for each mirror) and two rubber bands and put the bags around the mirrors and secure them with the rubber band. It does not look great but it sure helps in the morning when it comes to cleaning the ice off the car or truck cause those mirrors are free and clear of ice!

By Debradj from Illinois



By Jean in GA (Guest Post) 02/07/2008 Flag

Smart! I will give that a try next time we get ice or snow. Thank you!

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By Janice C. 18 710 02/08/2008 Flag

What a good idea. It sure beats trying to clean those mirrors early in the morning when you have to get to work.

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By janet from toronto (Guest Post) 02/16/2008 Flag

Thanks so much for this idea. I'm from Toronto, Ontario. I have this problem all the time, but not now, thanks to you.

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To keep your side mirrors clear of ice and snow, just cover them with plastic grocery bags and tie the handles. In the morning, just remove and you have clean and clear mirrors.

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