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Thursday Forecast: Winter Storms To Blanket Montana To Illinois, While California Braces For Up To 6 Feet Of Snow

Ice Melt Solution In Ice Storm

Winter weather parked over a stretch of the United States from Montana to Illinois was expected to bring snow Thursday and potentially disrupt travel later this week.  

Most areas were expecting under 6 inches of snow on Thursday, though parts of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa could see up to 9 inches of snowfall and gusty winds. 

But a winter storm warning was also in effect in Oregon and Northern California, where some areas were expecting up to 6 feet of snow and winds to gust as high as 80 mph.  

In addition, a flood watch is set for California on Thursday as a storm associated with an atmospheric river stretched over the state.  


Here’s how you can choose an Ice Melt to Maximize Winter Safety during this heavy winter storm:

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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.

How To Choose Best Ice Melt For This Winter Preparation?

1- Non-toxic & chemical-free

use an ice melt that is non-toxic and chemical-free. Common ice melting salts have chloride in one or the other form. These harmful chemicals burn the paws of our four-legged friends. They may also corrode the driveways and pathways. Fortunately, there are safe, non-toxic, and chemical-free ice melt solutions available in the market to make your winters safe and unpolluted. 

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2- Able to prevent ice & snow from sticking

Your ideal ice melter should also work as pre-treatment. Few ice melt can prevent ice from sticking to surfaces for up to three days of using it, making shoveling a much easier task.

Gaia Enterprises Inc. delivers 100% pet-safe and environmentally friendly winter products. Safe Paw, our flagship product, is the #1 selling pet-safe ice melt that does not harm pets, safe if ingested, and safe on all types of concrete.

3- Able to prevent freeze-thaw cycle

To preserve your concrete and extend its lifespan, find an ice melt product that will keep melted ice in a liquid state for a longer duration. It means that ice melt will not refreeze as easily or as often, thus preventing the freeze-thaw cycle.

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4- Pet Friendly

Some of the best products you have heard are not safe to use. Most of them are chloride-based and not safe for pets. They may cause problems like skin irritation, eyes, nose and lung burning, and nausea if ingested. Safe Paw is one such product that is a 100% pet-safe ice melt solution that doesn’t burn their paws or poison the pet if ingested. It does not have salt in its blend. It uses a proprietary blend of ingredients that break down the structure of the ice to melt it. 

Unlike traditional ice melting salts, Safe Paw is environmentally safe and salt free, so it won’t harm your plants. Even better, Safe Paw is safe for use on decking, and won’t even stain your floor if you accidentally spill some. Best of all, Safe Paw is safe for use around children and pets, because it doesn’t use deadly chemicals like potassium chloride or calcium chloride, both of which are used in traditional salts.

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


To wrap it all up, not only is  Safe Paw ice melter safe to use around pets, it’s also safe to use around children and plants, and you can use it anywhere that there is ice. Safe Paw is also the only product that lets you safely cross the ice even before it’s been melted, and its ice-prevention feature is the key to huge savings the longer you use it.

Other Ice Melt Products

Traction Magic

Stay safe on slippery surfaces with a product that’s 100% natural and safe for pets, people, and your property. Use Traction Magic on sidewalks, steps, or as instant traction for your car.

Traction Magic Road Salt Alternative

Safe Thaw

Imagine an ice melt you can put down and never worry about. It won’t harm pets, kids and 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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