No More Falling On The Ice: Use Traction Agents
Walking on a slick layer of ice is not easy and can often result in unfortunate slips and fall accidents. Sometimes these accidents on the treacherous ice layer can cause severe injuries like fractures. Therefore, take all the precautions while going out of the house after a snowfall. Some people prefer wearing spikes for shoes to walk on ice to get additional traction.
When you take your dogs for a walk on ice, you have to be extra careful as pets have a tendency to for running and pulling.
Here are some winter hacks that will prevent you from slipping:
Some people use kitty litter as a traction agent but let me tell you that it is not very effective and provides minimum traction. Moreover, kitty litter consists of clay that absorbs water to form a lumpy sticky solution on the ground. It also creates a mess that to be cleaned afterward.
If not cleaned properly it tends to flow with the melted water and clog your sewers and drains.
Walk On Ice
Walk on Ice is 100% natural and is safe for people, pets, and the environment. You can even allow the product to get swept into the garden without any fear of damage.
Walk on Ice gives you instant traction and allows you to walk on ice without slipping. It gives you a safe, non-slippery surface due to the presence of two different types of granules.
- Absorbers: Absorbers immediately absorb the excess water layer on the surface of the ice. These loose water layers are the main reason behind the slipperiness of the ice.
- Grippers: Grippers have a spiky structure that firmly grips the ice. It increases the traction for walking on the ice surface.
Rock salt is cheaper and is commonly used as an ice melt to remove the slick ice layer from the driveways and sidewalks.
But rock salt is a chloride-based salt and is very harmful to your concrete and pets. Sodium chloride in rock salt can corrode the concrete and weaken your rooftops. It can also cause harm to kids, pets, and vegetation.
Moreover, rock salt doesn’t work instantly, and it takes long hours to melt the ice.
Spikes For Shoes To Walk On Ice
Shoe spikes are like add-ons that go on top of your shoes and give you a grip when walking on ice.
Shoe spikes work well and provide traction while walking on soft snow and ice. But, the downside is that they are tedious to put on, and metallic spikes are slippery on hard surfaces like tiles and flooring.
Winters are not only about enjoying the festival season or warm cocoa. You also have a responsibility to give your family and visitors a safe passage to your house. By using instant traction agents like Walk on Ice, you can prevent these unfortunate accidents from happening.
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