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Winter Storm In Central US: Important Things To Know Before Buying An Ice Melt Product

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Winter storms can wreak havoc on roads, driveways, and sidewalks, causing them to become dangerously icy and slippery. To prevent slip falls, and accidents, many people turn to ice melt products. However, not all ice melts are created equal, and it’s important to know what to look for when buying one. With the recent winter storm hitting the central United States, it’s more important than ever to be informed about ice melt products and their effectiveness. In this article, we will discuss some important things to consider before buying an ice melt product.

Central US – As parts of the Northeast and California started to move on from the heavy snow and rain that hit the regions earlier this week, the Plains, Midwest, and South were bracing for stormy weather on Thursday. 

Winter storm conditions that stretched from Nebraska to Michigan are expected to bring as much as 7 inches of snow and intense winds to some areas, with the National Weather Service warning that blizzard conditions are possible and travel could be impacted by slick roads and blowing snow.  

And in the South, severe storms could batter portions of several states on Thursday with hail, wind, and tornadoes all possible. Parts of Texas were under a tornado watch Thursday evening as the majority of the state saw high winds.


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What To Look For Before Buying an Ice Melt Product?

Ice Melt Ingredients

Make sure you understand the primary ingredients in ice melt before you buy it. You’ll be able to see if the ice melt contains any potentially dangerous salts by going through it. The natural, salt-free ice melt product will mention that it is non-toxic and free from chlorides. The following information is contained in the Safe Paw jar: 

If consumed, it is non-toxic and harmless. It’s safe for paws, eyes, concrete, lawns, and skin. It is safe to be used on all decking materials.

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Pet And Child Safe Ice Melt

It is surprisingly common for ice melt products to contain chemicals that can result in allergies and negative reactions in children and adults.

To be on the safe side, pick a product that is guaranteed to cause no problems. 

We take great pride in our ice melter as none of the ingredients used in our product is sensitizer in nature. Moreover, it’s considered ‘partially non-toxic’ through ingestion, as highlighted in our toxicology report.

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.

Take Care Of Your Concrete

Believe it or not, low-quality ice melt can damage your property, especially new concrete.

Snow melter that causes very quick temperature changes can result in the appearance of cracks. Hence, choose an option that works in the right place.

Safe Paw Ice Melt can be a great choice if you’re interested in buying a pet-friendly ice melt that’s also good for your property and plants. Go through our products and pick what suits you.

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Each ice melt has a specific usage quantity. For example, Safe Paw pet-safe ice melt uses half the salt and lasts for up to 72 hours! Therefore, you need to use approx—twelve ounces of rock salt to treat ten squares of the driveway.

Most people tend to increase their usage, thinking it will help to melt the ice quickly. However, it is not always the case. If you are using homemade ice melt, you will require more to help to melt the ice properly, but it may not prove cost-effective in the long run.

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Now that you know what points to consider while buying an ice melt, you can decide. Safe Paw, a pet-safe ice melt, helps you sail through winter woes safely and ensures that you, your home, and your pet remain safe. The patented dual-effect formula builds traction, averts injuries, and also works best on cured concrete! 

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