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The winter months are typically cold and when these chilly temperatures arrive, life gets more challenging. Since winter is right around the corner, it is time to get prepared. Snow is a major issue during the winter months but the ice that builds up during these times is also troublesome.

Thanks to this do-it-yourself guide, your days of having to spend big on de-icer have come to a merciful end. The store-bought versions of this product tend to be on the expensive side.

When you’re feeling cold (and frugal), you need an option that actually works. Living on a Dime has all sorts of videos that are designed to help those who are looking to save a few bucks and this one is no exception.

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Ice on the window was difficult to scrape (plus i ain't got time for that) so Google to the rescue! lol one part water 2 parts isopropyl alcohol (i used 91%) works like a charm! #bylashaun #diy #diydeicer

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Can you believe that all you need is some rubbing alcohol and some water? Once you have had the chance to check out this tutorial, you have to let us know what you are thinking. Since we do not live where it is cold, we have to rely on the experiences of others when it comes time to pass along tutorials. So far, everything that we have heard about the hack is all positive.

What’s not to love? The tutorial is easy, the ingredients are found in any household that you can think of and there is no experience required. Best of all, you are able to save a mint on the de-icer that you are currently buying to help you get through the winter.

Take a closer look at the recipe and let us know more about what you think! If you are anything like our cold weather friends, you are going to love every minute of this. Now you will have more money to spend on all of your highly necessary cold-weather gear…