Want Fast Removal Of Snow From Parking? Do Not Buy These 3
When was the last time you stepped out and felt frustrated to see a layer of ice everywhere? A thin and nearly invisible layer that might make your car skid or you slip! When you own a space such as a commercial premise or parking lots or even maintain them, the last thing you need is customers slipping or their cars skidding.
Every winter, we see multiple parking lots go through rigorous shoveling snow and melting ice. However, we still wonder what melts ice the fastest without harming the environment or your parking lot concrete.
Before we tell you that, we want to give you a heads up to not invest in these three types of ice melt to avoid damage to your concrete.
Popularly known as Rock Salt, Sodium Chloride is one of the most commonly used ice melt products in the market. Unfortunately, even though it is cheap and freely available, it does more harm than good to the concrete and the environment.
For starters, rock salt leaves behind a whitish residue after drying up around the concrete and the plants. Excessive salt seepage into the soil destroys all the natural foliage around the parking lot and destroys the flowerbeds. It renders the soil infertile after a few years.
Rock salt is hard on concrete and prolonged use will make it an expensive affair as you would need to repair it after almost every season or two.
Many commercial properties, especially parking lots, use liquid deicers before the onset of a storm or snowfall. In addition, liquid deicers are effective in preparing roads, pavements, and sidewalks for snowfall.
Liquid deicer prevents snow from sticking to the surface and the formation of ice. Without bonding with the concrete, there is a lesser chance of accidents and injuries. However, not everything that glitters is gold.
Even if it reduces accidents, the flip side of liquid deicer is that it is not a paw-safe ice melt and generally takes longer to melt ice. Rain and sleet can easily wash it off. Liquid deicer are more helpful in pre-treating roads than using afterward.
Calcium Magnesium Acetate
While we have heard of the pros and cons of other ice melt products, calcium magnesium acetate (CMA) is no different. It comprises a slightly newer product- acetic acid, the primary compound of vinegar, and dolomitic limestone. It does not let snow stick to the concrete; however, it is not entirely safe for the concrete or plantation. In addition, CMA is less cost-effective if you want to purchase it regularly.
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So, what melts ice the fastest?
Safe Thaw is formulated to perform in more demanding situations and is non-conductive and non-corrosive. It is an eco-friendly industrial-strength ice melt that is fast-acting and 100% chloride-free. Its blue granules make it easy to spot on the icy surface and increase traction as well.
Whether it is pets, kids, or concrete, it is one of the best paw safe ice melt products in the market.
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