Updated October 19, 2018 by Joseph Perry

The 10 Best Snow and Ice Melters

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This wiki has been updated 12 times since it was first published in December of 2016. When the weather turns cold and you need a way to keep ice and snow accumulation under control, investing in one of these melters will be a wise decision. They are available in organic formulas that are non-corrosive and pet-friendly, along with traditional salts. Both significantly improve traction and can prevent the slippery stuff from reforming around your property. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best snow and ice melter on Amazon.

10. Snow Joe MELT25EB

9. Safe Paw ZW152 08

8. Natural Rapport Ice Melt

7. Snow Joe MELT50CCP

6. Branch Creek Entry

5. Pestell Paw Thaw

4. Blue Heat BHP40

3. Redmond Ice Slicer

2. Pure Calcium Chloride Pellets

1. Clear Drive De-Icer

Editor's Notes

October 18, 2018:

Eliminated products with unreliable availability and added liquid options to the list for their ease and uniformity of application.


Joseph Perry
Last updated on October 19, 2018 by Joseph Perry

An avid reader and outdoors enthusiast, Joe earned his doctorate in literary studies before making the lateral leap from academia to technical writing. He now lives and works in the inter-mountain West where he creates technical and marketing content, including white papers, solution briefs, and courseware for some of the world’s largest information technology companies. With more than 14 years of experience in the field, he has learned more than he ever thought he would know about such enterprise IT topics as cloud computing, storage, databases, business software, and networking. When he’s not writing about business computing, he can be found outdoors, probably hiking with his family and dog.


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