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Ice Melt Alternatives

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Removing ice from walkways, steps and the driveway and having a product that will help get your car going in slippery conditions are winter essentials. However, some of the best-known ice melt products are not safe to use. The “cure” is almost worse than the problem. For example, most traditional ice melt uses some form […]

Salt Hazards

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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 call doctor immediately if contact with eyes or ingested.” A recent national survey shows that 60% of American households use rock salt and […]

Snow Melt That Does Not Damage Concrete

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If you are using salt or other ingredients to melt snow in the winter ice storms, your not alone. Many people use these agents every year and it offers a temporary fix to solve the problem. However, there are problems with using these agents, especially if they are salt-based. They are damaging your surfaces. You […]

Go Green Ice Melting / Snow Melting The Safe Way

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Winter is quickly approaching and snow and ice will pose a problem to homeowners, especially those who have pets or young children. Ice and snow can cause falls, which can be severe, and may require specialized attention, so it is always a good idea to have an ice melter solution on hand that will prevent […]