Vehicle MaintenanceDe Icer Windshield Recipe - Winter Vehicle Maintenance

De Icer Windshield Recipe – Winter Vehicle Maintenance

This simple de icer windshield recipe is a vital part of winter vehicle maintenance when temperatures drop.
No one wants to stand in freezing windy weather scraping an icy snowy windshield to remove frost so they can drive safely without their vision impaired.

An icy windshield and side mirrors can be safety hazard that can play a huge factor in potential road hazards.

Too many people use a quick method of pouring hot water directly their windshield …. for multiple reasons this can spell disaster.

First – it may melt the frost temporarily but it will freeze up again once you reach your destination.

If you have any cracks( visible or hairline) or chips from rocks – hot water with make the damage worst.  An icy windshield suddenly shocked with hot water rapidly contracts and expands.

Using the above recipe sprayed thoroughly upon the whole windshield will stop ice and frost from forming.

You can also place a trap across the windshield, the issue is keeping it there securely.

De Icer Windshield Recipe - Winter Vehicle Maintenance


Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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