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Beware of ice melting products’ negative qualities


February 5, 2019
By Mike Jiggens
Salt is an effective ice melter, but it has its flaws.

Feb. 6, 2019 – Ice melting products have their attributes, but they have their downsides, too, the home editor of Consumer Reports warns. Salt can seep into porous pavement, damaging walkways and driveways, and can harm plants and the paws of pets, Paul Hope says. Using less and mixing it with sand may be the better option.

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