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Ice Melt That Won’t Damage Concrete

Ice Melt That Won't Damage Concrete

The ineffectiveness of using rock salt to melt ice is now widely accepted. Homeowners begin looking for ice melters that are safe for concrete, roads, and roofs as the winter months approach.

Here’s The Problem With Chemical-Based Ice Melt

Rock salt or sodium chloride is the most common element in ice melt. It attacks the metal rebar within the concrete. It is equally damaging to the plants, soil, animals, and groundwater in the surrounding area. 

Calcium chloride creates an oily layer on the surface, discoloring the concrete. Other dangerous ice melt chemicals include magnesium chloride, ammonium nitrate, and ammonium sulfate. These chemicals damage the concrete and cause scaling and pop-outs.

Calcium magnesium acetate tends to leave a slush behind, making your new concrete more susceptible to freeze-thaw damage. 

Potassium Chloride- Ice melter ingredients like potassium chloride is slow as compared with other ice melters. It will neither prevent slips or falls nor will it clear snow off the concrete. Both kitty litter and sand can aid with traction, but they are not effective in melting ice. 

Get ready for winter with the ONLY Pet Safe Ice Melt you can trust


Ice Melt That Won’t Damage Concrete

Safe Paw has several advantages versus salt when it comes to new concrete

1. Eco-Friendly

Safe Paw is eco-friendly. It will cause no harm to surround rivers or land once it has completed its task and has been swept away. 

2. Safe For Concrete

All surfaces, including concrete, rubber, paint, plastic, and pavers, are safe to use. You’ll probably want to use your ice melter on fresh concrete, but you might also need to treat existing concrete, walkways, stone, or other surfaces. You can safely use Safe paw ice melt on these surfaces.

3. Decrease Freeze-Thaw Cycle

Safe Paw has a long-lasting effect and decreases the freeze-thaw cycle, thus, safeguarding your concrete that is less than a year old.

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4. Prevent Ice From Accumulating

You may use Safe Paw before the snowstorm to prevent ice from accumulating in your driveway and other surfaces before it starts snowing. It will make shoveling easier and less time-consuming. If your driveway has already produced black ice, scratch it a little before applying the chemical to make it work faster and better. 

5. Makes Walking On Snow Easier

When you use Safe Paw, you receive a timed-release action because it’s made of a modified crystalline amide core that’s laced with a glycol admixture. First, the ice begins to melt almost instantly, breaking the surface tension. The product’s core then destabilizes the ice, allowing it to melt more quickly. At the same time, a traction agent is incorporated to make walking on snow and ice simpler for you and your family.


Winter may be approaching, but that does not mean you have to be concerned about slips and falls. Safe Paw is the most effective alternative to traditional methods of melting ice and snow. By using it, you can help the environment while also keeping your children and pets safe. So avoid toxin types of ice melt and opt a safe solution.

Get ready for winter with the ONLY Pet Safe Ice Melt you can trust

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Walk On Ice safely in Winter, with the latest addition to the Traction Magic collection. The handy disposable canister can be taken everywhere with the same 100% naturally occurring minerals that provide instant traction on ice or snow.

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Safe Thaw

Imagine an ice melt you can put down and never worry about. It won’t harm animals or children, and it won’t damage your property. That’s Safe Thaw. Unlike anything else on the market, Safe Thaw can change how winter affects our planet.

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