Homemade car de-icer spray is so easy to make that you’ll never have to buy the commercial stuff again.

Most places in the US are under snow – it’s a fact. And it’s something that makes me miserable, especially since it forces me to take a few extra steps before I can head out to the feed store. 

Like having to rid my windshield of all that ice that’s cramping my style. 

Well, you’re going to love my homemade car de-icer spray. And with just two ingredients, you’ll love how simple it is to make a homemade deicer for cars.

Alright, so how do you make a homemade car de-icer spray anyway?

First, grab a spray bottle. A clean, new one is best to make sure it doesn’t have any residue in it, but if you don’t have one, then clean yours the best you can.

homemade car de-icer spray

The spray bottle is necessary to hit as much space as possible on your windshield. Why make more work than necessary, right?

Fill the bottle up ¼-1/3rd of the way with water.

Next, add isopropyl alcohol (yes, the same thing you can buy at any pharmacy for about $1) until the entire bottle is full.

Homemade car de-icer spray

Shake vigorously until your homemade deicer is blended.

The next time you’re dealing with an icy windshield, spray liberally on the window.

Wait just a few moments, and you’ll start to see the ice begin to break up and start to melt.

Grab your scraper and get to work. The de-icer spray will work quickly!

homemade car de-icer spray

Your homemade car de-icer spray will also work on your locks.

Be sure to keep a bottle in your house and also in your car in case you’re out and about and find yourself needing it. The homemade car de-icer spray does not go bad or freeze, so just leave it in your car in case you need it.

I’d like to hear from you!

Have you ever made a homemade car de-icer spray? Will you now? Leave a comment below!

Alcohol photo by: Craig Spurrier – Own work, CC BY 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2000593

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Maat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock, which was a best seller in it’s Amazon category.  Maat has been featured on NBC, CBS, AOL Finance, Community Chickens, the Huffington Post, Chickens magazine, Backyard Poultry, and Countryside Magazine. She lives on her farm in Southeast Missouri with her husband, two children, and about a million chickens and ducks. You can follow Maat on Facebook here and Instagram here.

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