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Article about using CMA for ice melt on a wood deck
Safe deicer products for wood or composite decks

Safe deicer products for wood or composite decks

Enjoy your deck and move about safely using CMA to remove the ice.

Finally, an ice melting product that is the safest for your wood deck or composite deck. Great for wooden paths or bridges too! View products

No more corrosive than tap water! See the article at Wikipedia here

100% CMA - Calcium Magnesium Acetate - manufactured from "Vinegar" (acetic acid) and limestone. Lowest corrosion product of anything on the market, even is good for vegetation! Salt and calcium chloride is corrosive and can damage the hardware that holds it together.

CMA is a bit unique, you will need to get used to it, It does not produce your typical brine that flows across the surface. Rather, it stays fairly close to where you put it, so you need to spread it as evenly as you can, but sparingly. CMA works a little slower but it lasts a long time because it does not run off. Therefore it builds up with subsequent applications, so less and less is needed over time. It is 100% biodegradeable, but needs to be over 50 degrees for it to break down. It sounds a little expensive at first, but how much did that deck cost? What about you, a guest or a pet slipping and falling? One slip and fall can create a real hardship.

With proper use, will not damage any type of wood. Salt or chloride-based products are corrosive to metal and you can put your entire family at risk if you put salt on the deck. It's hard on the wood but you are inviting disaster from corroded joist hangers, nails, screws etc. Worse yet, there could be electrical conduits or gas pipes running below, out of sight until it's too late. There have been several cases of decks collapsing from using salt. If you have used salt in the past, have your deck inspected for any signs of corrosion and make recommended repairs.

Not only will this melt the snow and ice, it also provides anti-stick properties.

Here's the voice of experience from an individual using CMA products.Read article


Clean Sweep liquid anti-icer and deicer

Clean Sweep liquid anti-icer and deicer

Clean Sweep is cost-effective and safe to use on parking ramps, inclines to parking areas, sidewalks, and driveways

Low corrosion: contains no chlorides
Safe for the environment: non-persistent, biodegradable
Lasts longer: requires fewer applications
Multi-purpose: anti-icing, deicing, and prewetting solids
Low freezing point of -24° F (-31° C)
When used as an anti-icer - prevents adhesion of snow/ice to pavement
When used as a deicer - breaks snow/ice bonds prior to mechanical removal
Readily biodegrades at low temperatures; has low BOD
Low toxicity to fish and mammals
Does not contain nitrogen, sodium, or chlorides
Safe for vegetation

Clean Sweep Video

Clean Sweep Video

Watch this Youtube video of the product at work below;

Takes very little to effectively pre-treat a large area for super easy ice and snow removal. Snow and ice just won't stick, yet improves traction for vehicles and pedestrians. A real benefit is that the surface of the concrete is being defrosted even while the snow accumulates, reducing the slipperyness. Buys you some time if you can't get to shoveling or plowing right away.

This particular sprayer applies a 4 foot path for sidewalks. (adjustable to 15 feet wide) Notice it only takes a very fine misting to be effective - very economical!

At brisk walking speed we're applting only 1/2 gallon for 1000 square feet. Apply up to 7 days ahead of bad weather for ongoing protection


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Wood and composite deck deicer - Granular pellets - 13 lb box

Wood and composite deck deicer - Granular pellets - 13 lb box

CMA (Calcium Magnesium Acetate) a product made from vinegar and limestone. Safest commercial ice melt, biodegradeable formulation will melt snow and ice from wood and composite materials and prevent ice from bonding for extra-easy removal. 96% Pure CMA, 4% inert ingredients.

13 lb box with recloseable plastic bag for long term storage.
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Ice Dam Blaster Sleeves (TM) Box of 15

Ice Dam Blaster Sleeves (TM) Box of 15

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Ice Dam Attack (TM) 9 lb. shaker jug (1-3)

Ice Dam Attack (TM) 9 lb. shaker jug (1-3)

The Ice Dam Blaster TM is a sleeve filled with deicer material that is long-lasting and won't damage the roof or its components (including roofing nails, shingles, gutters and down spouts). In addition, the run-off will not damage turf, shrubs, flower beds, or concrete at the bottom of the down spout

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