Car Window and Lock De-Icer Homemade Solution

Cleaning ice off of your car's windshield and windows can be a daunting task, and sometimes you may not have a scraper handy or time to let your car windows defrost on their own. With just a couple of household ingredients you can make your own car window and lock de-icer solution. Keep it on hand during the winter months for moments when time is of the essence and waiting for your car to warm up is not an option.

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Things You'll Need

  • Water
  • Isopropyl alcohol
  • Spray bottle

Step 1: Make the de-icer solution.

Add 1 cup of water and 1 cup of isopropyl alcohol to a clean spray bottle. Shake before each use.

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Step 2: Spray your car's icy windshield with the de-icer.

(Image: Jessica Kielman)
(Image: Jessica Kielman)

Step 3: Let the de-icer work for a couple of minutes.

The ice will start to melt quickly. Once the ice starts to melt, turn on your windshield wipers to help it along.

(Image: Jessica Kielman)
(Image: Jessica Kielman)

The de-icing should only take a few minutes, depending on how thick the ice on your car's windshield is. Now, onto the locks! Just spray the de-icing solution on your car locks and watch the ice melt away in seconds!

(Image: Jessica Kielman)
(Image: Jessica Kielman)

Your car will be ready to roll!

(Image: Jessica Kielman)

This amazing car de-icing solution works great on windshields, windows, locks and doors too, making getting on the road in the coldest temps a little easier!

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