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Icing On Stamped Cement Sidewalk – How To Remove It

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Ice Melt For Stamped Concrete

Did you know that the longer you let ice sit on your stamped cement, the harder it will be to remove? It’s true! And if you let it sit for too long, your stamped cement can become permanently discolored and damaged. So don’t procrastinate—remove that ice as soon as possible!

Shovel

Shoveling can be tiring, but if you have the tools to do it, it can be one of the effective ways to remove ice from your stamped cement. Shovels with a sharp edges will cut through the ice and break it up into smaller pieces that are easier to remove.

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Safe Paw is a non-toxic, non-chemical ice melter that melts ice quickly and safely. It is safe to use on concrete and asphalt, including stamped cement. Safe Paw is biodegradable and won’t harm pets or plants when used as directed. It’s not just the best pet safe salt for ice but also environmentally friendly, meaning that it won’t pollute the water supply or contribute to global warming.

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Ice melt, calcium chloride, or magnesium chloride

Though calcium chloride is the more common option for those looking for a quick solution it can be detrimental if used on stamped cement as it tends to discolor the cement over time. Magnesium chloride also has this effect but not as severely as its counterpart.

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Rock Salt

If you’ve got stamped cement and you’re worried about ice, rock salt is not the solution. Rock salt is corrosive to cement, which means it can damage your cement and make it more susceptible to future damage. It also poses a risk to anyone who walks on the stamped cement with bare feet or delicate shoes, as it can cause serious physical harm if it gets into cuts or blisters.

If you decide to use rock salt on your new stamped cement, be sure that any children wear sturdy shoes when they go out onto the porch after a snowstorm.

Conclusion

We hope these tips have given you some information on how to melt ice off the cement. If you use a chemical deicer, follow the instructions and wear gloves when handling any chemicals. Avoid using salt because it can corrode your car’s undercarriage if used improperly or excessively.

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Cement does a great job of retaining heat, which is why it’s such an ideal substance for walkways and patios. Unfortunately, it can also cause ice to build up more than other types of pavement in cold weather. Fortunately, there are a few ways that you can combat this problem! If you have any questions about removing ice from your stamped cement, please contact us. We’re happy to answer any questions you might have!

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