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lorettatyler
De icing steps less than 1 year old

What do you use to de Ice and de snow concrete steps that were poured less than a year ago?

ed21
Re: De icing steps less than 1 year old

Sand will provide traction. Magnesium chloride is said to be less damaging to concrete. It may depend more on the concrete used and finishing. A sealer may help protect the concrete, but may make it more slippery when wet.

Re: De icing steps less than 1 year old

Don't use rock salt as it will break down the concrete. Magnesium chloride has the best reputation for not damaging the concrete.
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