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Ice Melt Myths That Need To Be Busted – Part I

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Some people are against the idea of using ice melt as they wonder if ice melt is safe for concrete and others around them. The problem is that there are several myths about these products that result in unnecessary issues.

The concept of ice melter is not new but people are still unaware of how they work.

In this article, we’ll bust ice melt myths and help you understand what this product is all about.

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Let’s start:

#1 Using An Ice Melt Can Cause Injuries

This myth originates from stories on the internet that are either not verified or blown out of proportion. Let’s be honest here, ice melter can result in some minor injuries such as burns but that only happens if you purchase a product that is not safe for human use.

When you go out to buy an ice melter, look for items that do not contain harmful chemicals. Also, it might be a good idea to wear gloves when you put ice melter on any surface and to avoid stepping on it.

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#2 Results In A Waste Of Money

Some homeowners prefer to hire professionals to get the job done, make their own snow melt at home, or use traditional methods to remove snow. While they’re all effective they mostly end up costing more in the long-run.

Hiring professionals is very expensive, especially when compared to the cost of buying an ice melt. Use this option only if there’s a lot of snow.

You can make an ice melt at home but the process can be tedious and if you don’t follow the steps correctly, you’ll end up with a useless product.

Lastly, using traditional methods can be very expensive as well. You’ll have to buy tools that can cost a lot and some even require fuel or electricity, which adds more to the cost.

Not investing in a good ice melter is the myth to debunk! A pack of ice melt will save you in the beginning and the end of the winter season. Browse through our products and pick what suits your requirements.

#3 An Ice Melt Can Ruin Concrete

We have been in this business for years and know that some products can be bad for concrete, especially new concrete. Ice melter that contains salts or strong chemicals can result in cracks and blotches. 

This happens because some products use the heat dissipation method to melt snow, which involves raising the temperature too much and too quickly. Concrete cannot always handle this and thus begins to crack.

For your safety, it is best that you use a product that contains no salt and is guaranteed as an ‘ice melt safe for concrete.’

#4 It’s Bad For The Environment

We care for the environment as much as you do and want what’s best for everyone. The purpose of an ice melt is to melt snow that’s surrounding your house, sidewalks, or workplace. It should not harm the environment in any manner.

These were some of the myths people have about ice melt. If you have some more doubts, check part II of this article.

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