18 Winter Life Hacks to See You Through Until Spring

 

Sometimes it can seem like winter is endless and it will never be warm again. Not only is the cold annoying, depending on where you live, there are all sorts of extra tasks to worry about during winter, such as shoveling snow and de-icing your car. Bar moving to a tropical climate, there’s no way of avoiding it, but these life hacks can make your winter that little bit easier.

Never sit on a cold toilet seat again!

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Remove pilling from winter sweaters with a razor

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Mommy Savers

Put cooking oil on your snow shovel to make the job easier.

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Coconut Oil Cooking

Make your own warm insoles.

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Maya Made

Keep your winter boots upright with cut off pool noodles.

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The Yooper Girl

Shoes aren’t waterproof? Put plastic bags inside your socks to keep your feet dry.

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Guthook Hikes

Park facing east and the rising sun will help to de-ice your car.

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The Sun

Make simple mittens out of old sweaters.

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A Beautiful Mess

Use kitty litter under your tires to gain traction if your vehicle gets stuck on ice.

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Approval Genie

Keep your home warmer by insulating the windows with bubble wrap.

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The Frantic

Turn your glove box into a sock box. You never know when you might need an extra pair!

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Odometer

Frozen lock? Heat your key with a lighter then put your key in the lock to thaw it.

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Martha Stewart

If your hair gets fluffy in the wet or cold, tame it with a dryer sheet.

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Fashion Lady

Learn to make your own Snuggie.

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Instructables

Create DIY snow tires for your bike.

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Lifehacker

Put your ceiling fan on low in reverse. This will recirculate any hot air that’s trapped up by the ceiling, warming the room.

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Use a CD as a makeshift ice-scraper.

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Mufflers and More

Heat your home without using any gas or electricity.

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