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6 Winter Windshield Wiper Tips

6 Winter Windshield Wiper Tips

Your vehicle's windshield wipers are even more crucial during this time of year. They keep your windshield clear of precipitation and other matters to ensure you see clearly when driving. To preserve and protect your windshield wipers this winter, follow these six essential tips: Don't use them as ice scrapers - You may be tempted to "clear" the frost on your windshield by running your wipers, but that's not what they are for. The cold makes your wiper blades brittle, so you could end up damaging them as a result. Instead, you're better off investing in an ice-scraper. Add rubbing alcohol to the blades - Doing so can prevent your wiper blades from freezing onto your windshield. You can also raise them if you don't have the solution on you. Keep your windshield clean - If you see dirt and grime stuck on your windshield, it can easily get caked onto the blades. Please do your best to keep your windshield clean to preserve the condition of your blades.&nbs ... read more

10 Important Items to Keep In Your Vehicle During the Winter

10 Important Items to Keep In Your Vehicle During the Winter

As we have had to deal with winter storm Izzy, we thought we would reflect on some necessary winter items to store in your car. During this time of year, you expect heaps of snow in Toronto. To prevent accidents, getting stuck in the snow, or any other unanticipated events this winter, you should try to store some of these emergency items in your car.  Ice scraper - Snow and ice can significantly decrease your visibility while driving, which is why it's important to keep these items on hand. If you're in a hurry, you probably don't have all day to wait for the defrosters to kick in. Windshield wiper fluid - Some wiper fluids are intended for winter conditions, so you don't have to worry about the liquids freezing in their lines.  Shovel - A collapsible shovel will be helpful if your car gets stuck in a pile of snow or if you have to clear a path. Gloves, mittens, coat, hat, and other winter clothing - Bundling up before heading out to shovel or look under ... read more

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