Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Helpful Hints For Winter

Keep your headlights clear with car wax! Just wipe ordinary car
wax on your headlights. It contains special water repellents that will
prevent that messy mixture from accumulating on your lights - lasts 6
Squeak-proof your wipers with rubbing alcohol! Wipe the wipers
with a cloth saturated with rubbing alcohol or ammonia. This one trick
can make badly streaking & squeaking wipers change to near perfect
silence & clarity.
Ice-proof your windows with vinegar! Frost on it's way? Just
fill a spray bottle with three parts vinegar to one part water & spritz
it on all your windows at night. In the morning, they'll be clear of icy
mess. Vinegar contains acetic acid, which raises the melting point of
water---preventing water from freezing!
Prevent car doors from freezing shut with cooking spray! Spritz
cooking oil on the rubber seals around car doors & rub it in with a
paper towel. The cooking spray prevents water from melting into the
Fog-proof your windshield with shaving cream! Spray some shaving
cream on the inside of your windshield & wipe if off with paper towels.
Shaving cream has many of the same ingredients found in commercial
De-ice your lock in seconds with hand sanitizer! Just put some
hand sanitizer gel on the key & the lock & the problems solved!

 (thanks Aunt Berni)


  1. Wow... These will come in handy this winter! Thanks for sharing those with us!