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Quick, Cheap Way to Defrost Your Windshield

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With the frigid temperatures arriving in Oklahoma, drivers are waking up to find their windows frosted and fogged up.

Leaving your car running to heat up is not a good option as you don’t want to sit in the freezing car and leaving it unattended is not a good idea.

What to do?

Ice scraping can be physically taxing and aggravating. But there’s an inexpensive and quick way to take the frost off your windows so you can get on the road and get to work on time: a mixture of rubbing alcohol and water.

You can’t just pour water on your windshield. If it’s warm or hot, you risk cracking your windshield because of the temperature shock. Even if the water’s cool or cold, it’ll freeze again.

But a solution of one-third water and two-thirds rubbing alcohol will do the trick. Rubbing alcohol has a freezing point of 127 degrees below zero, meaning it won’t freeze on your windshield.

Bundle up!