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calcium chloride coverage per sq foot

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by andrewlawnrangr, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. andrewlawnrangr

    andrewlawnrangr Senior Member
    Messages: 339

    hello i am looking for an aproxamate sq foot coverage for a 50 lb bag od calcium. i have a bid on a place with 18,500 sq ft of walks. pricing is per bag but just trying to run some #. i saw somewhere online that coverage was 2-4 oz per sq yard. i thinks thats off. i know alot plays a factor in the rate. we will be using push spreaders. walks consist of concrete and pavers with a few 3-6 step stairs. any input will be great.
  2. grassguy123

    grassguy123 Junior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 28

    thats way too little. you need more than that. im looking into spray liquid calcium with back pack sprayers. alot easier than loading spreader. i dont know the price. also it may be a pain refilling it.