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Preparing Your Landscape for Winter

Old Man Winter will quickly be upon us and there are a few things you can do to prepare your landscape before the first frosts and snow: Mulch Plants If Needed Many homeowners think of mulching in the spring but winter mulching can be very helpful to your plants.  If you notice areas around where mulch […]

Ice Removal

Ice removal is a necessity for anyone living in places where snow is the norm for the winter season. While some might not be bothered by the mountain of snow and ice starting to form around their homes, it is important to know the dangers they bring. Ice Prevention Strategies Although most people usually think […]

Pet Safe Ice Melt

Many ice melters on the market are labelled as eco-friendly.  When used as directed and applied in moderation, these “green” ice melters are less harmful for grass and vegetation in proximity to the area where they are applied. This characteristic makes the majority of ice melters great for most commercial use. However, for personal  use […]

Why Does Salt Melt Ice?

Salt is the primary component in most of today’s ice melter products. Rock Salt, Calcium Chloride, Magnesium Chloride, and Potassium Chloride all contain a considerable amount of salt in them. If you live in a cold climate  with frequent snowfalls, then you have probably seen people spreading pure salt on sidewalks to melt the snow. […]

Magnesium Chloride Ice Melt

Shoveling snow that has built up around homes and on roads and driveways can be a strenuous task. This is one of the main reasons why ice melters have become the norm in parts of the country that experience colder winter weather. Although rock salt is still considered the most popular type of ice melter, […]

Calcium Chloride Ice Melt

When it comes to finding the most powerful ingredient for melting ice, Calcium Chloride ice melt is generally the top choice. Calcium Chloride is a chemical used for numerous purposes, including refrigeration, dust control, and melting ice. Calcium Chloride is available in liquid formulations, but as an ice melter it is usually provided in pellet […]