CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – When overnight temperatures plunge toward zero, the snow and slush left on the sidewalks may freeze over.
If you need more ice melt for areas near your home, remember to choose the right de-icer to meet your needs. Rock salt has the lowest effective temperature of 20 degrees, and it can be used on black top.
Calcium Chloride works at colder temperatures, and there’s also a mixtures of rock salt and Calcium Chloride.
If you have a pet, you can find pet-safe ice melts that won’t harm your four-legged pal’s paws.
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