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How Walkways and Stone Steps Make Your Home Safer in Winter

Posted by John Tighe on Tue, Nov 27, 2012 @ 09:09 AM

As winter creeps up on Greater Boston Area homes, the lay of the landscape comes into play. Have you assessed the safety and manoeuvrability of your front entrance or side door? Can you easily clear snow from the walkway or spread ice melt to help improve traction? Stable walkways and stone steps help your home look inviting in the warm months, but they can also enhance safety over the winter.

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Tags: ice melt safety, stone steps, potassium chloride, calcium chloride

How To Use Ice Melt Effectively

Posted by John Tighe on Tue, Jan 31, 2012 @ 12:30 PM

If your living in Boston then keeping the ice off your sidewalk, driveway and outdoor paths is essential. But browse the aisles of your local hardware and you're bound to become confused about what product to use and how that product will affect your plantings and grass. You need to use ice melt effectively to provide a safe surface, but beware of overuse. Certain ice melt products will seriously harm your landscape.

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Tags: ice melt, ice melt safety, rock salt, potassium chloride, calcium chloride