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Community Parking Lots And Driveway: Ice Melt You Can Use


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When winter comes around, there is nothing more important than keeping your sidewalks, driveways, and entrances clear of icy buildup. Ice melt products can help eliminate the risk of slipping on ice and keep your community safe during cold months. However, there are many different types of ice melt out there and it can be overwhelming to know which one will work best for your community. In this blog post we’ll cover everything you need to know about finding a great ice melt product!

Safe Thaw - Best Ice Melt For Asphalt

Safe Thaw

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.

Choosing A Safe Ice Melt For Driveways And Parking Lots

When choosing a safe ice melt for driveways of your community, there are a few things to keep in mind.

The most common ice melts are sodium chloride, calcium chloride and magnesium chloride. Ice melts can be harmful to plants and animals if not properly used.

Sodium chloride (commonly known as salt) is the most commonly used ice melt product but it can harm plants and soils like concrete when left on surfaces for an extended period of time – this means that you should use rock salt sparingly so that it does not get tracked into homes or vehicles parked outside of driveways/parking lots.

Calcium Chloride is also an effective ice-melt agent but does not damage plants like sodium chloride does – however, it is difficult for plants/soils/concrete surfaces because they will absorb too much moisture from melting snow which could result in puddles forming around sidewalks after precipitation ends (or worse yet flooding!).

For the roofs of your community area consider using a safe metal roof ice melt.

Use Concrete Safe Ice Melt

Choosing the proper ice melt can help eliminate the black ice around community centres. Black ice forms when the temperature crosses the freezing point, so choosing a safe ice melt that can perform below the freezing point will be the right choice to protect everyone against the black ice dangers. 

Salt and chloride-based ice melts can help in ice removal. However, we cannot ignore their harmful inverse effect on concrete driveways, sideways, and walkways, as well as on people, pets, and the environment.

Safe Thaw: A Safe Ice Melt For Driveways

Safe Thaw is a great solution when you want to get rid of the black ice and wants the environment to be safe. Once applied, Safe Thaw continues its effect for 72 hours and even below the freezing point without causing any cracks and corrosion to your concrete. Its natural urea-based formula is entirely safe for all surfaces.

100% salt & chloride-free, fast acting Ice Management Solution


Ultimately, it is up to you to decide which ice melt product will work best for your community. If you are unsure about which product is best for your needs, then consider first looking at the pros and cons of using salt in addition to an effective ice melt product. This way, you can avoid any unwanted damage while also keeping your entrances safe all winter long!

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.

Safe Paw Ice Melt - 8 Lb Jug

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.

Walk On Ice - Traction Agent
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