How do you get ice off car mirrors?

What's the best way to remove ice from car mirrors? I live in New Hampshire and my car mirrors always ice over in the winter. I don't have a heating mechanism, so I want to find another way to remove it.

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
“The easiest way to remove ice from your car side mirrors is to mix up a homemade de-icer.
Combine either two parts vinegar or two parts rubbing alcohol with one part water in a spray bottle. Spray liberally on the mirrors. Voilà! That should get rid of the ice.
Good call, by the way. You should always de-ice your side mirrors, as poor visibility and bad weather are two of the
leading causes of car accidents
Since winters in New Hampshire can be harsh, you may also want to take this time to assess your
winter car emergency kit
to make sure you’re safe. And consider getting a roadside assistance membership for ultimate peace of mind. Through
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