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The Only Ice Melt That’s Safe for Concrete

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Safe Paw - Concrete Safe Ice Melt

With the onset of winters it is time to start thinking of buying an ice melt for your driveway and roof shingles. But not any ice melt is right for you. You need an ice melt that is effective in melting the stubborn layer of ice and more importantly an ice melt that is safe for your roof shingles, concrete and pets.

The right choice of ice melt will keep your property slip-resistant and prevent occurance of any unfortunate accidents. Some people choose rock salts, and other chloride-based ice melts. But do you know how much they harm the environment as well as pets?

So, what should you use? Use Safe Paw.

Have a look at the comparison below and you’ll understand why.

Ice Melt For Concrete

Safe Paw Ice Melter Safe For Concrete

Safe Paw

The Original and the #1 Pet and Child Safe Ice Melt for over 20 years. Guaranteed environmentally safe – will not harm waterways and sensitive wetlands.

Rock salt and other chloride-based salts

Sodium chloride is the main component of rock salt. Even in most ice-melts other chloride based salts like magnesium chloride are used. Sodium and magnesium chloride are not safe for pets and concrete.

In the case of pets, specifically dogs, exposure to the salt-based ice melter causes the salts to freeze in the dogs’ legs and fur. When exposed to high temperatures, these salts can burn the dog’s skin, causing redness and ulcers that lead to bacterial infections. If licked or swallowed, these salts might cause digestive issues and inflammation.

The salt based ice melts also cause a great deal of damage to your concrete driveway. The melted brine solution seeps into the crevices of your concrete and creates freeze and thaw cycles. Especially new concrete is more susceptible to this kind of damage and is strictly avoided to be treated with salt based ice melts.

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

    

Safe Paw

Safe Paw is a non-toxic and non-corrosive ice melts without harmful chloride salt. Glycol is used in Safe Paw to defrost the ice and prevent refreezing of the same. Safe Paw ice melt not only melts ice but also protects the surface by preventing the formation of ice for the next several hours.

Safe Paw is safe for concrete, roof shingles, pets, and the environment. Unlike salt that damages your garden, Safe Paw is completely safe and can be washed away in your green area without any worries.

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

Conclusion

Rock salt and most chloride-based ice melts are well-known for causing damage to your lawn, driveways, and pavements. 

You should go with a pet,concrete and environment friendly ice melt. Natural ingredients used in many salt-free ice melts, such as SafePaw make it more efficient and eco-friendly. These kinds of ice melts are safe for roof shingles, pets, and children. They’re also non-conductive and corrosion-resistant. 

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

Other Ice Melt Products

Traction Magic Walk On Ice Snow Melter

Walk On Ice

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.

Safe Thaw Ice Melter Safe For Concrete

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.