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Sifto Extreme Ice Melter, 20 kg Pail

20 kg (44 lb) pail of ice melterEasy-to-see blue crystals for easy application each timeAdvanced formula won't stain carpets, floors or plants when used as directedSafe for properly air-entrained, cured concrete when applied as directedMain active: potassium chloride (contains calcium)Powerful melti
Average Customer Rating:
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7 of 7(100%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
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Customer Reviews for Sifto Extreme Ice Melter, 20 kg Pail
Review 1 for Sifto Extreme Ice Melter, 20 kg Pail
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Location:Smiths Falls Ontario

Does Not Kill Grass & Works Great

Date:January 27, 2012
"If you read the reviews on this product, it's obvious by most, that it works great, but many are stating that it's hard on or kills grass.
I have used this product for years, and use one bag/ pail on a 30 ft long by double width driveway every time there is ice. This usually occurs where I live, about 6 or 8 times a year.
My grass in the spring is in the very same condition that it was in the fall, and as you have read, I use a ton of this product every winter.
I suspect that those with lawn problems, had perviously either used salt and it is now saturated into the soil along the edges of the driveway ( replace soil and re-seed ) , or they failed to give there lawns a fall winter feeding of Scotts Turfbuilder fertilizer, or the petroleum in poorly made asphalt is leaching naturally from the driveway and is bleaching the grass along the edges. The fall fertilizer helps in reducing the overall affects of any leaching problems.
It works great, ( should be selling for for much less though ) and has the same family of chemicals in it thats used on most of our Ontario Provincial Highways.
I hope this helps in your decision to purchase this product and helps those with lawn problems."
+20points
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Review 2 for Sifto Extreme Ice Melter, 20 kg Pail
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It works

Date:December 30, 2009
"I got the ice melter for my Dad, it works the only problem is the container is too heavy to move around,"
+8points
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Review 3 for Sifto Extreme Ice Melter, 20 kg Pail
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better to be safe than sorry

Date:December 29, 2009
"glad I have this ready for winter. Safe for my interlock driveway"
+4points
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Review 4 for Sifto Extreme Ice Melter, 20 kg Pail
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fast acting

Date:December 29, 2009
"fast acting, blue - so you see where you've salted, does leave white spots on shoes/floors, etc."
+10points
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Review 5 for Sifto Extreme Ice Melter, 20 kg Pail
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Location:Essex, ontario

glorified safety salt

Date:December 12, 2008
"It sure works well, and it should considering its 3 times the price of salt; of course my driveway is asphalt so I'm not worried about damage like concrete drvwy customers...If price starts to come down I'll give it another try."
+10points
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Review 6 for Sifto Extreme Ice Melter, 20 kg Pail
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Works vs. Kills Grass

Date:November 3, 2008
"I agree with the post about killing grass, but with any product that has salt/urea you will have the same effect. I found that by spreading the salty snow over a large area ,instead of right next to the walkway, it greatly reduces the chances of killing grass or plants. Remember salt and urea are usefull to a lawn, but too much of a good thing can kill."
+7points
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Review 7 for Sifto Extreme Ice Melter, 20 kg Pail
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Location:Ottawa, Ont

Date:September 3, 2008
"This stuff works great but I found that when you would shovle and the bit of salt left over would get pushed onto the grass well then spring comes and you see yellow along sides where you pushed the snow, that is the only down fall."
+3points
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