Ice Melt Alternatives

Removing ice from the driveway, steps, and the walkways and having a product that will help get your car going in slippery conditions are winter essentials. However, some of the...


 

The Dangers of Potassium Chloride Ice Melters

Many parents, pet owners and wildlife lovers wrongly assume that potassium chloride rock salt is the same stuff they put on their food, only in larger form. They conclude that...


 

The Dangers of Sodium Chloride Ice Melters

Sodium chloride (NaCl) is the primary mineral ingredient in some types of rock salt and alternative ice melters. It is also the formula for table salt, but does that make...


 

Chicago Weather Warning: Snowy Weather as Winter Spreads Thoughout Midwest

A winter blast is packing single-digit wind chills and could bring the Chicago area several inches of snow this weekend. Wednesday was a cold and blustery day, with high temperatures...


 

What temperature does salt & ice melt work?

Quickly removing ice from walkways, driveways and decks prevent slip-and-fall accidents that can cause serious injury. The problem with most ice melters, however, is that they are formulated with chemicals...


 

Salt Hazards

Typical warning label found on rock salt and salt-based ice melt products: “Danger! Keep away from pets and children wear rubber gloves and goggles when using. Wash contaminated clothing and...


 

Ice Melting Products That Cause Less Damage To Your Concrete Surfaces

There are a number of ice melt products that cause less harm to concrete. A larger number of people tend to think that concrete is impervious to almost every substance....


 

Salt Isn’t Ideal For Melting Ice

When the ice and snow from winter storms arrive, people usually look for the most efficient and easiest means of melting the ice. Salt has for many years been used...


 

Sidewalk Ice Melt Products Concrete

Winter is approaching, now while that has some fun parts, having your concrete sidewalks buried in thick ice pileS and being stuck indoors because your door is held by heavy...


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