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Casa Quickie: Three Helpful Uses For Salt in the Winter

As many of you know, sprinkling rock salt on your walkways and driveways in the Winter will prevent snow and ice from bonding to the pavement, making it easy to shovel away. Make sure to do so lightly, as salt can cause damage to your grass and other plants. Keep a tightly sealed bucket with a scoop for the salt outdoors near your walkway for easy access when the weather gets bitter. To hear two other helpful uses for salt,

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By dipping a sponge in saltwater and rubbing it across the interior of your car or home windows, you can keep your windows free of frost when the weather gets nippy. Just make sure to rub it dry once you've sponged down the windows.

When it's blizzard weather, a bit of salt will also prevent snow and ice from piling up on your windshield. Just fill a small cloth bag (or even a tied dishcloth) with rock salt, dip it in a little water, and wiping it across your windshield. Keep one handy in your glovebox in case bad weather arrives quickly. Then, drive on safely.
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aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I had no idea about the car windows, good to know.
PinkNC PinkNC 8 years
I've never put that on my car window before. But I have heard of this before.
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