Many will claim there are just 3 seasons in Ottawa. Summer, winter, and BUG season!
We asked BOOM listeners some tips on how to best remove bug splatter from vehicles’ windshields and front hoods
The experts will also tell you that pressure washing your vehicle to remove the bugs can risk chipping and damaging exterior trim.
Top 4 Best Bug Splatter Removal Tips
Cleaning away the bugs after each road trip!
1. Spray bottle of water with a fabric softener sheet
Dryer sheets can be placed in a spray water bottle with a little bit of water and then sprayed onto the bug-covered areas of your vehicle. It’s a cheap, handy method rather than purchasing a professional bug remover product.
Dip a scrunge into some warm water and takes off caked on bugs on your windshield
WATCH VIDEO: Getting rid of those bugs with a sponge no matter how caked on they are
3. Coca Cola
Yes! True story! The chemical composition of Coke will dissolve the bug juices and make it easier to remove. Just be careful not to leave any sticky cola on your paint job by making sure to scrub with a little soap and water
4. Johnson’s Baby Shampoo
Mix warm water with the shampoo and some elbow grease.