& Hammer Baking Soda. To clean dead insects from the hood and
windshield of a car or truck, sprinkle Arm & Hammer Baking Soda on a damp
sponge, wipe down the hood or windshield, and then wipe clean with a dry
cloth. The baking soda is a mild abrasive that removes insects without
harming the finish of the car.
Bounce. To clean lovebugs from the hood and windshield of a car or
truck, wet down the vehicle and then rub the dead insects with a wet sheet
of Bounce. The antistatic elements in the mildly abrasive sheet of Bounce
make cleaning off the splattered lovebugs effortless.
Coca-Cola. To clean insects off a car windshield, pour a can or
bottle of carbonated Coca-Cola over the windshield and squeegee clean.
Because Coke can etch car paint, be sure to keep the soda off of the car’s
Peanut Butter. To clean dried, dead insects from the hood and grill
of your car, apply Jif Peanut Butter (creamy, not chunky), let sit for five
minutes, and then wash clean with soapy water. The oils in the peanut butter
dissolve the stickiness of the splattered bug carcasses.
L’eggs Sheer Energy Panty Hose. Ball up a pair of clean, used L’eggs
Sheer Energy Panty Hose, dampen it with soapy water, and use it to gently
scrub dead insects from the hood of the car. The nylon is a mild abrasive
that cleans off the bugs without scratching the finish.
Cooking Spray. To prevent insects from sticking to the hood and grill
of car, spray a thin coat of Pam Cooking Spray on the hood and grill before
you set out on your journey. The cooking oil prevents dead insects from
adhering to the finish and makes washing them off much simpler. After the
car trip, simply hose off the hood and grill
WD-40. Spray WD-40 on the hood and grill of the car before going on a
long road trip so you can wipe dead bugs off easily without harming the
finish. The WD-40 prevents dead insects from adhering to the finish.