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3 Things You Cannot Ignore When Choosing An Ice Melt For A Community Center


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Ice melts are like people: some are better than others. And just like with people, the right ice melt can make all the difference in your community center. But, before we get into that, let’s talk about what makes a good ice melt in general. A good ice melt is one that melts ice quickly and safely without damaging surfaces or creating slippery conditions for your patrons or pets (or kids). It should also be easy to apply, provide consistent results and be easy to dispose of after use.

Is there an ice melt that won’t damage concrete? Answer is yes.  With Safe Thaw, you get an opportunity to save your concrete and your landscape around the community center because of its 100% natural urea-modified product ingredients. With special glycols, surfactants, and unique ice melting boosters, Safe Thaw breaks the thin layer of ice around your community center and does not cause any harm.

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Safe Thaw was created as the ice management solution for tough winter environments. Ideal in commercial and industrial properties, shops, government agencies, bridges, and construction.

Roof melt vs ice melt

As the name suggests, it’s using ice melt on ice dams, icicles, snow buildup, and various patches of ice on a roof. Using roof melts leads to increased safety throughout your property, as icicles won’t endanger anyone, and you’ll find fewer spots of ice on the ground directly beneath your roof.

You must keep a few essential things in mind while choosing the right ice melt for concrete and using it.


It is equally important to choose a great quality ice melter for your community center as it is for your home. It is your visitors’ first impression when they walk into the center. Non-sticky, non-slushy, and not slippery is what we are looking for, and that is what you should keep in mind as far as the ingredients are concerned. Too much salt can make your community area slushy and muddy and stain the concrete. 

Environmental impact

It is one thing to see a natural degradation of the landscape, but quite another to do it ourselves. Using an environment-friendly ice melt for concrete will help reduce the impact on your landscape. Safe Thaw and other natural ice melter products can sustain heavy snowfall, remove ice, and act as a plant booster for your garden and lawn. Unlike salt and heavy chlorides, it does not trap moisture in the soil.


Whether a homeowner or a community center, budget plays a major role in deciding which ice melter or deicer to choose. Look at larger quantities that can be procured at a discounted rate straight from the wholesale departments or distributors. If you store it for a long time, you must ensure you keep it in a dry and airtight place. This will reduce wastage and help you manage your recurring monthly expenditure on ice melt.

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With all of these factors to consider, it might seem like an easy choice. But it’s not as simple as just choosing the ice melt with the best price or most attractive design. It’s about finding one that meets your community center’s exact needs—and goes beyond them.

Try Also Our Other Winter Safety Products:

Safe Paw

The Original and #1 Selling Pet and Child Safe Ice Melt for over 20 years. Guaranteed environmentally safe –It won’t harm animals or children, and it won’t damage your property. That’s Safe Paw.  Safe Paw can change how winter affects our planet.

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Walk On Ice

The handy disposable canister can be taken everywhere, with the same 100% naturally occurring minerals that provide instant traction on ice or snow. Use it on sidewalks, steps, or as an instant traction agent for your car.

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