18 Winter Car Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

It may be pretty to look at from a ski cabin in the mountains but dealing with snow in real time is a pain in the backside. Nothing will put you behind faster than walking outside on your way to work and finding a popsicle instead of a car.

Locks freeze, windows and mirrors ice over, tires get stuck – ice and snow are just miserable to deal with first thing in the morning, or at any other time of day for that matter.

Wouldn’t it be nice to have some quick life hack shortcuts to help you get started on your way with minimal effort and no frostbite? If that idea appeals to you, we’ve found just the article you’re looking for.

Jessica Probus over at Buzzfeed has some hacks that will have you in your car and ready to go in just a few minutes. Some of them are even preventative measures that you can take to keep from fighting the ice to begin with.

The article is also sprinkled with “pro tips” that will speed things up or keep you from doing something that will cost you a fortune in car repairs.

Whether your locks are frozen or you can’t seem to get traction, there’s surely a trick for you. Check the article out here: Winter Car Hacks That Are Borderline Genius.

And if you have any good winter tips, please feel free to share them in the comments section below.


This article has been written by Theresa Crouse for Survivopedia.

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Theresa Crouse is a full-time writer currently living in central Florida. She was born and raised in the hills of West Virginia, where she learned to farm, hunt, fish, and live off the land from an early age. She prefers to live off the grid as much as possible and does her best to follow the “leave nothing behind but footprints” philosophy. For fun, she enjoys shooting, kayaking, tinkering on her car and motorcycle, and just about anything else that involves water, going fast, or the outdoors.

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  • Don’t leave you windshield wipers up overnight so they won’t become stuck to your windshield. And also cover it with sock to prevent snow and ice buildup on the wiper blades .