Posts Tagged ‘de-icer’

6 Ways to De-Ice Pavement Without Using Rock Salt

Friday, November 1st, 2019
A person shovels and de-ices pavement

There are other methods for de-icing your pavement without using hazardous rock salt.

As the winter weather moves in, your concrete and asphalt pavements become vulnerable to damage from rock salt. Rock salt is the most common de-icing agent used for decreasing the snow and ice buildup on pavements. However, the rock salt can damage your concrete pavement through the freeze-thaw cycle it instigates. 

Additionally, the ice melts into your concrete, freezes, and destroys the concrete from the inside out. Rock salt is also hazardous to the environment, pets, and kids. However, you can still de-ice pavement without resorting to rock salt. Read on to learn several tips that will keep your pavement attractive and safe throughout the winter season.  (more…)

We Repeat: Do Not Use De-Icer!

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Baltimore Concrete SealerWe’ve been telling you for months that Winter is coming and that you needed to prepare and have warned you about the dangers of de-icer. Now, Winter isn’t coming. It’s here. So, have you prepared? Are you in the process of any proactive winterizing measures? (more…)