Prevent Car Doors From Freezing Shut By Using Cooking Spray
Jan 27, 2012 14:14
If you've never traveled or lived in a cold country then this might all seem very new to you. Getting in your car after a snowstorm in the morning might be difficult since, you could very well find the doors frozen shut. You can avoid this, with some cooking spray.
The blog Coffee Break with Liz and Kate recommends spraying cooking spray on the rubber seals around the car doors and then rubbing it with a paper towel. The reason the doors freezes is because of snow melting into the seals and freezing overnight; the cooking spray oils should protect against that melting water.
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