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If you haven't much experience with snow and ice, here are a couple of tricks if your car has to be parked outside. #1 After you've driven for awhile & the inside is warm, when you park your car ice will freeze around your wiper blades & they'll stick to the windshield. To stop this, pull the wiperblades out like you were going to clean the bottom of your WS. There is a lot less wear & tear on your blades. #2 Snow piles up on your windshield. Cut a large piece of plastic material to fit your WS.
Park your car, cover your windshield with the plastic - your damp/wet WS will make the plastic cling, then freeze, to the window. Return to the car, get in & warm as usual. The heat will melt the ice. Remove plastic & you'll have a clean WS.You'll stay warm because you're not scraping snow.
The Wonders of Wiper Fluid Reader "Srdonalds" says: "I buy windshield wiper fluid and use it on windows, mirrors and glass around the house. It is the same liquid, but oh boy do you get more bang for your money!"
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