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our anti skid rocks are frozen in the box,anyway to prevent this??

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by Outd00r Maint.., Dec 12, 2009.

  1. Outd00r Maint..

    Outd00r Maint.. Senior Member
    Messages: 146

    hey guys,

    couple week ago we added two box's with anti-skid rocks, yesterday when i wanted to get some it was all frozen,can i put something in to unfreeze it?? these box's are at daycare's so will have to be something not harmless to kids.

    thanks
     
  2. Grisi24

    Grisi24 Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    I'm sure someone will speak up against this but I know when my spreader froze up I used windshield washer fluid... Worked well
     
  3. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Washer fluid will break it loose, at least temporarily. If you can't put even a little rock salt in, your sand needs to be bone dry. Locally folks buy "Tube sand" for their vehicles. It's just dry sand, doesn't freeze.
     
  4. Outd00r Maint..

    Outd00r Maint.. Senior Member
    Messages: 146

    thats what i thought,winshiedl washer fluid...when i was at ups i peeped at there salt box and sure enough there was green mark across it so they did ad some ......but i need something safe for kids..