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Rapid Snow Melt In New York: Choosing The Best Ice Melt For Sidewalks

How To Melt Ice On Sidewalk

MONROE, N.Y. — As people across the Tri-State Area dig out from the snow, some towns are now looking ahead to another concern: the effects of a rapid warm-up.

Some of the sidewalks in Orange County were still buried on Tuesday night, but the streets in Monroe were clear. That doesn’t mean driving was easy, because the wind created hazardous conditions.

The rumble of snow blowers and the scraping of shovels was the soundtrack of Monroe, where the National Weather Service reported 15 inches of snow in one part of town.

Edwin Vargas’ neighborhood didn’t see that much, but it was enough to keep him busy.

When asked what the road conditions were like, Vargas said, “I wouldn’t even know because I have not been driving. When I came home last night I stayed home and, yes, I wouldn’t even know.”


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Factors To Consider While Choosing An Ice Melt For Sidewalks?

While you try to melt snow, it is important that you acknowledge that there are associated shortcomings with using sidewalk ice melt products. It is therefore important that you utilize effective ice melters like Safe Paw with environmentally friendly ingredients to compensate for your vulnerable items (concrete floors and flowers).

Saves Time And Other Resources

The need for labor personnel and trucks to convey heaps of sand onto iced concrete pavements and sidewalks is reduced. With fewer people, concrete ice melters can be applied in a little while that it would take for trucks and bulldozers to handle. The cost involved in using sidewalk ice melters is also relatively cheap so you can be saving money.

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Proprietary Traction Agents And Teflon Effect

Unlike other traditional ways, sidewalk concrete ice melters contain a formula responsible for the prevention of slipping and skidding. Another amazing benefit of non-salt-based deicers over salt-based deicers is the preventive Teflon effect. After your floor has been purged of the frosty deposits, Teflon creates an invisible layering on the deiced surface, which makes it easy for shoveling and remarkably prevents ice from sticking to the floor for 3 continuous days.

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Safe For Displacing Ice On Concretes Sidewalks

Environmentally friendly sidewalk ice melt contains no corrosives or salts and so, work gently on concrete floors and metals. The absence of salt in them also makes them ideal for industrial use, as they tend to be non-conductive. De-ice machines, helipads, airport runways, railroads, car parks, and even cars, with no negative results. They work faster than salt-based deicers and are active even in extremely low temperatures.

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Use Shovel Before Ice Melt

Before using the ice melt, you must shovel the surface well and remove any excessive snow accumulation. A few safety tips when shoveling snow include- 

  • Use an industrial-strength broad shovel or an electric shovel
  • Always clean the shovel before storing it to avoid any rusting
  • Push the snow and then lift it 
  • Always shovel fresh snow
  • Use a long-handled shovel and not a short-handled one 
  • Keep it close to your body while using it. 


This environmentally safe melter is mixed with a special formula that not only keeps your sidewalks looking great but also gets rid of the snow and ice, all at an affordable price. Those other options shouldn’t even be considered when Safepaw is an option.

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