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What Is The Best Way To Deice Steel Garage Roofs?

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If you have a steel roof over your garage, it’s important that the surface be clear of any ice or snow in the winter months. This will help prevent damage to your home and make sure that there are no leaks due to melting snow. There are several methods for removing ice from these surfaces including using salt. But does salt melt snow? Is it safe for steel garage roofs? Let’s discuss:

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Does Salt Melt Snow?

Salt does not melt ice. The only thing that melts ice is water, and salt can actually make it worse. Salt damages property, including the gutters that it’s meant to protect. When you spray salt on your roof and gutter systems, it can damage them beyond repair. As expensive as installing new gutters and roofs can be, don’t let winter keep you from doing the job right by using the wrong products!

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We recommend using Safe Paw, a non-toxic ice melt for steel roofs. It’s safe to use around your home and pets, even when it gets wet. If you have any concerns about using salt on your roof, Safe Paw is an excellent alternative. It has many of the same benefits as traditional deicing products—but without the potential damage to your roof! It’s safe to use on all types of roofing materials and it won’t damage your home or garage. Safe Paw also doesn’t cause roof leaks or damage to the shingles. We DO NOT recommend using any chemical-based ice melt for snow remover for cars.

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Roof Ice Melt Discs

The first thing you should know about roof ice melt discs is that they’re made of a substance called calcium chloride, which is non-toxic and biodegradable—but it’s still not good for your health. It can irritate the eyes, nose, and throat if you’re exposed to it. In addition to being unsafe around humans, roof ice melt discs are also bad news for animals who will eat them (like birds).

Roof Ice Melting Mats

Roof ice melting mats are not the best option for deicing a steel roof over a garage. While they certainly do melt the snow and ice on your roof, they do so by heating up the metal and causing it to expand. This can result in damage to your roof as well as increase your energy bills if you use them regularly.

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We hope this has helped you find the answer to your question—does salt melt snow. Safe Paw is the best solution for melting ice from your roof. It is non-toxic and will not harm plants, animals or humans when it melts. It also does not create any runoff into the water system so it is environmentally safe as well!

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