Quick, cheap way to defrost your windshield

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York, PA — Now that it finally feels like winter is here in Central PA, you may find yourself waking up to a frosty windshield.

If you’ve got a remote car starter -fantastic! But for the rest of us, it’s time to grab the scraper.  Or is it?

We’ve got a quick and easy hack to get your windshield road ready without breaking out the scraper.

The solution? A mixture of water and rubbing alcohol.

DO NOT just pour water on your windshield, warm or not you run the risk of cracking the glass because of temperature shock.

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’ll never freeze on your windshield.

Just pour one part water and two parts rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle, and keep it in your car.