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What are some good (and safe) ways to get ice off a windshield in the cold morni

  1. Earl S. Wynn profile image83
    Earl S. Wynnposted 7 years ago

    What are some good (and safe) ways to get ice off a windshield in the cold morning?

  2. zzron profile image57
    zzronposted 7 years ago

    Turn your wiper blades on while you spray the windshield with the water hose.

  3. Open Mind Mitch profile image83
    Open Mind Mitchposted 7 years ago

    You could use all or any of the following:-

    1. De-icer spray.
    2. De-icer scraper.
    3. Use a windshield cover (put on the night before frost is due).
    4. Wind screen washer (if a strong enough mix).
    5. Use old newspapers (put on the night before).
    6. Use warm water out of the kettle (but not boiling as this could break your windscreen).
    7. Start your engine and get your windscreen heater working.

  4. fortunerep profile image83
    fortunerepposted 7 years ago

    the only thing i an tell you NOT to do is pour ht water on it, been there done that bought another windshield!

  5. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image98
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 7 years ago

    Dude, there's a product that you can buy that works wonders, it's called "Ice away," or something.  That stuff really works.  You can also pour room temp water on your windshield, provided that the room isn't too hot or too cold!

  6. motherbeastly profile image60
    motherbeastlyposted 7 years ago

    Warm, not hot! water on the windshield melts the ice, but the minute you start to drive, if it's cold enough it immediately freezes again.

    Ice scraper

    Ice scraper with strong solution of windscreen wash

    I would not recommend newspaper, it sticks and leaves awkward marks behind.

    Leave it alone, go back inside, phone the office say you're going to be late, make another cup of coffee and wait for the thaw.

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    Husky1970posted 7 years ago

    Keep a spray bottle with windshield de-icer in your car.  Liberally spray your window before you scrape.  If you can, let your car run for 3-4 minutes and turn the defrost to high to warm the inside.