Ice Melt Product Comparison

Which Ice Melter Suits Your Needs?

The Winter season is almost upon us and now is a great time to consider ordering your Ice Melters. Book today to avoid possible delays in product availability.

For your convenience, below you’ll find an Ice Melt Comparison to help evaluate which product best suits your needs.

Sifto – Ice Salt & Windsor – Safe-T-Salt

Price per kg:

$

Lowest Effective Temp:

-15°C

Asphalt Concrete Damage:

Minimal to Moderate

Best for:

Bargain Hunters

Home Owners

Contractors

Benefits:

Inexpensive

Precaution(s):

Can damage asphalt concrete, brick, stone, metal, grass, plants, and wood decks.

Don’t use on concrete less than 1-year-old

Avalanche® Ice Melter with CMA

Price per kg:

$$

Lowest Effective Temp:

-15°C

Asphalt Concrete Damage:

Negligible

Best for:

Quick Response

Home Owners

Contractors

Benefits:

Enhanced with CMA (Calcium Magnesium Acetate)

Forms protective coating on surface

Long Lasting

More Effective than Calcium Chloride, Magnesium Chloride, Ice Salt

Precaution(s):

Can damage grass and plants when over applied

Sifto – Enviro-Guard Ice Melter

Price per kg:

$$

Lowest Effective Temp:

-23°C

Asphalt Concrete Damage:

Minimal

Best for:

Quick Response

Home Owners

Pet Owners

Benefits:

Blended with Magnesium Chloride

Environmentally Friendly

Safer Around Pets

Fast Acting

Long Lasting

Precaution(s):

Can damage grass and plants when over applied

Stealth Blue™ Premium Ice Melter with CMA & Calcium Chloride

Price per kg:

$$

Lowest Effective Temp:

-30°C

Asphalt Concrete Damage:

Negligible

Best for:

Quick Response

Home Owners

Contractors

Benefits:

Enhanced with CMA (Calcium Magnesium Acetate) and Calcium Chloride

Forms protective coating on surface

Long Lasting

More Effective than Magnesium Chloride and Ice Salt

Precaution(s):

Can damage grass and plants when over applied

Sifto – Xtreme Ice Melter & Windsor – Professional Grade Ice Melter Blend

Price per kg:

$$

Lowest Effective Temp:

-31°C

Asphalt Concrete Damage:

Minimal

Best for:

Quick Response

Home Owners

Contractors

Benefits:

Blended with Calcium Chloride

Fast Acting

Precaution(s):

Can damage grass and plants when over applied

Calcium Chloride Flake

Price per kg:

$$

Lowest Effective Temp:

-32°C

Asphalt Concrete Damage:

Minimal to Moderate

Best for:

Quick Response

Home Owners

Benefits:

Fast Acting

More Effective than Sodium Chloride

Precaution(s):

Can damage grass and plants when over applied

Sifto – Magnesium Chloride Flakes

Price per kg:

$$$

Lowest Effective Temp:

-25°C

Asphalt Concrete Damage:

Moderate to Significant

Best for:

Quick Response

Home Owners

Pet Owners

Gardeners

Benefits:

Environmentally Friendly

Safer Around Pets

Fast Acting

More Effective than Sodium

Precaution(s):

Can damage grass and plants when over applied

Urea

Price per kg:

$$

Lowest Effective Temp:

-4°C

Asphalt Concrete Damage:

Negligible

Best for:

Environmentally Conscious

Home Owners

Benefits:

Environmentally Friendly

Minimal Lawn Damage

Precaution(s):

Slow / Low Melt Rate

Can damage grass and plants when over applied

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