De-ice your windscreen in SECONDS thanks to this amazing trick using a common kitchen staple that you can buy at Asda for just 16p
- Drivers across the UK have been dealing with frozen windscreens in recent days
- This clever hack which costs next to nothing will clear your windows instantly
Drivers across the country have been battling the cold with flurries of snow and dropping temperatures, despite Spring being just around the corner.
Many have faced disrupted journeys as a result of frosted windows and icy roads in recent days.
While most will try to clear their windscreens using an ice scraper from the glovebox, one man has come up with an amazing trick that will defrost your windscreen instantly using a common kitchen staple.
A video posted on TikTok by @succhefful has blown viewers away as they can clear their windscreen of ice with an orange – which can be bought in Asda for 16p.
This ‘life hack’, which is explained in the six-second video, involves putting an orange in the microwave for just under a minute.
A video posted on TikTok by @succhefful revealed how people can rid their windscreen of ice with an orange – which can be bought in Asda for as little as 16p
Viewers will be amazed to discover that rubbing the warmed-up orange on the car’s windscreen will melt away the ice in mere seconds.
The video is captioned: ‘Wow! Didn’t know you could use an orange!’
Although some viewers were thoroughly impressed with the helpful advice, with one person commenting: ‘Great tip!’
The majority of viewers were appalled by the state of the microwave, which was extremely dirty in the video.
One person asked: ‘Got any microwave cleaning life hacks?’
Rubbing the warmed-up orange on a car’s windscreen will melt away the ice in seconds
Another said: ‘It’s probably the bacteria on the orange that’s melting the ice.’
A third said: ‘Really letting the car warm up works well too. While you are waiting, you can clean the microwave.’
While it can be a frustrating job to scrape ice off the windscreen in the morning, not doing this properly or only clearing enough so you can see through a small gap could end up costing you more in the long run.
Set aside enough time in the morning to scrape off all the ice and snow so that you have full visibility, which could save you £1,000 and up to three points on your licence if caught with a restricted view.
While it can be a frustrating job to scrape ice off the windscreen in the morning, not doing so could lead to a fine