With freezing temperatures in Metro Detroit, we understand how annoying it can be to remove ice from your car’s windshield. As tempting as it may be removing it using hot water is the worst thing that you could possibly do! Pouring hot water over your windshield can cause your windshield to crack because of thermal shock from temperature change. Also, replacing a cracked windshield can be costly.
Take your time and slowly heat up your car using the defrost setting. In addition, most cars these days have remote starts to make it easier for you. If the temperature is very low, only turn the temperature knob halfway to avoid cracking. Another option of course is to go out and scrape your windows. Make sure to invest in a nice scraper that reaches those hard to reach areas.
Also, there is another option for those frozen windows, Prestone Windshield De-Icer. Averaging around $7.00 a can, the de-icer works just as described. Simply spray it on and wait a few seconds for the ice to melt just that easy. Now there are other things you should consider this winter. How are your tires? Bald and improperly inflated tires can lead to slipping and sliding all over the road. At Mr. Muffler we carry most major brands of tires, click here to order yours today.
When it comes to winter, make sure your vehicle is running smoothly and ready for the cold. Also, check fluids and filters to make sure everything is good. Have a happy winter and take care of your car in winter. Finally, make sure to visit Mr. Muffler this winter to prepare your vehicle for the cold weather. Give us a call today at 734-721-2800 or visit us at 125 S. Wayne Rd.