Stay Ahead of the Cold Weather With These 25 Tips
Eliminate that foggy windshield. Just apply shaving cream to the inside of your windshield and then wipe it off. Simple as that!
Hate getting in a cold bed? Put a hot water bottle under the covers to warm things up!
Snow sticking to your headlights? Rub car wax on your lights to keep them clear.
Orange peels make a great fire starter. Just dry the peel and stick in it a paper bag with a silica pack. Not only will your fire start in a flash but the orange will add a flavorful aroma to your room!
Car lock frozen and you don’t want to drag out the hair dryer? Put a little hand sanitizer on your key before inserting it into the lock to get rid of that pesky ice.
Recycle bubble wrap as a window covering to insulate your home. Just cut to size, spray water on the flat side and stick it to the window.
Keep your door seals from freezing shut by spraying cooking oil in the door cracks. This keeps the water from sitting in the crack and freezing your door shut.
Cold feet? Cut out wool in the shape of inserts to place in your shoes for extra warmth on those cold days.
Keep a bag of kitty litter in your car to help with those snowy days. If you get in a pinch, just throw it under your tires to get traction.
Create a homemade snow tire for your bike by placing zip ties all around the tire.
Don’t spray vinegar on your windshield to get rid of the ice. It could cause pits in your windshield.
Eliminate sagging boots that waste space and look unorganized. Put a pool noodle in each boot to keep them upright.
Keep your ceiling fans running on low, in a reverse (clockwise) direction to push warm air that is trapped near the ceiling down toward where you actually live.
Drain the rain and snow from your boots on a rock tray. Most of the moisture captured on the bottom of the tray will evaporate leaving very little maintenance.
Keep your wiper blades from freezing and sticking to the windshield. Soak a cloth with rubbing alcohol and wipe down each blade.
Keep an extra pair of wool socks in your glove box. If you ever need to push your stuck vehicle over snow or ice, wear the socks over your shoes for extra traction.
Give your headlights more clarity to see in dangerous conditions. Rub toothpaste on your lights and rinse off with warm water. This option is much cheaper than the kits sold in stores.
Do you hate hat hair? Try applying dry shampoo when you remove your hat. It will rejuvenate those smashed roots.
Maintain a warm throne! Get a pair of socks and never sit on a freezing cold seat again.
Tired of salt destroying your concrete? Use a mixture of 2 quarts rubbing alcohol, 1 cup of warm water and 1 teaspoon of dish detergent to get rid of ice and keep it away.
Your vehicle’s floor mats make an excellent source of traction if you get stuck and need a little help to get moving again.
The elements are hard on your shoes. Try this product to keep your shoes functioning and looking great at the same time.
Put a pair of socks over your windshield wipers at night when snow is coming to keep them clear and ready to use.
Vitamin D is produced naturally when you are exposed to sunlight so you don’t get as much in the winter due to cloud cover. Try a supplement to counter this deficiency.
Electric blankets provide concentrated warmth and use very little electricity. Turn down your thermostat and get under the covers to save on heating bills.
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