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Use This Ice Melt to Avoid Salt Stains on Your Carpets

Use This Safe Ice Melt to Avoid Salt Stains

Carpet adds an aesthetic look to your house. Carpeting your floor is a big investment. A small stain on a light color carpet gets noticed from a distance. It involves a lot of effort and care to keep the carpet clean and stain-free. 

If you have kids or a big family or if you own pets, then you might be concerned about the stains and wear and tear of your carpet this winter, then this article is for you. 

Why You Should Choose Your Ice Melt Carefully

Many types of chemicals make up ice melt—rock salt (sodium chloride), magnesium chloride, calcium chloride, potassium chloride, urea, calcium magnesium acetate (CMA), and sodium acetate (NAAC).

Although these may not be easily seen on carpets when tracked in but can severely damage the fiber of the carpet if left trapped inside its fur. Salt tracked in on shoes can become embedded in carpets and rugs, causing the material to deteriorate. Salt or any other ice melt with chloride component should be vacuumed as soon as possible to avoid permanent stains and damage.

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What To Use Instead

Use the SafePaw ice melter, which is guaranteed to be environmentally friendly. Safe Paw is guaranteed to be nontoxic and a safe ice melt for both pets and children. It is non-staining, non-damaging, and non-destructive to flooring. 

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Safe Paw contains traction agents and consists of a modified crystalline amide center interspersed with glycol admixture. While breaking the surface tension on the surface, the liquid component immediately begins melting ice efficiently. The crystal-core effectively penetrates and destabilizes ice, causing the melting process to accelerate. Safe Paw doesn’t contain salt and is, therefore, a safe ice melt for your carpets, pets, concrete, and kids.

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How To Get Rid Of Stains

Here are a few more tips on how to avoid getting your carpet stained:

1- Use doormat:

One easy solution to minimizing the amount tracked into the house is to use doormats on the inside and outside of all of your home’s entrances

2- Cleaning them as often as possible

Apply the cleaning solution to the stains with a clean cloth and rub it gently with a sponging motion. After you’ve removed the stain, give the area a thorough rinse with warm water to remove any salt residue that could cause the spots to resurface.


Stains on your carpet can be very unattractive. Choosing the right ice melt alone can reduce all your efforts in cleaning your carpet. The worst happens when you have to replace the carpet due to stains and wear and tear. Let it not happen to you this winter. Choose the right ice melt, use doormats, and leave your shoes outside. These three tips alone can help you keep your carpet clean and tidy throughout winters.

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.

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