In winter, it’s common to see melted ice dumped on icy sidewalks and driveways. Many people use them without realizing the damage they can cause to their dogs. So why are so many retailers choosing to offer GroundWorks Natural Icemelter™? Because GroundWorks™ is made from potash (potassium chloride, or KCI) , a colorless crystalline solid or powder used widely in fertilizers and in the preparation of most potassium compounds. When pets have contact with traditional icemelters, like calcium chloride for example, their paws are burned, and their eyes, noses and tummies are irritated. The same concern simply doesn’t exist if they have contact GroundWorks™ . In fact, potassium chloride is used for many things!
Because potassium is a mineral required for healthy physiology, it’s also an ingredient found in many over the counter and prescription medicines. Potassium chloride is so safe that it’s a common alternative to traditional salt licks often put out for livestock including deer and horses. Popular pet food brands like Beneful®, Hill’s Science Diet®, Nutro® Natural Choice, Pedigree®, Purina®, Iams®, Eukanuba®, and Kibbles ‘n Bits® all include potassium chloride as an ingredient in a variety of their specialty foods. Safe for crops, safe for plants, safe for soil, safe for concrete, safe for water, safe to eat . . . no wonder retailers are choosing GroundWorks™.
The 2023 Old Farmer’s Almanac is telling “A Tale of Two Winters” because the weather this winter will split the country in two. Winter for much of the Midwest and along the East Coast is best described as “Shivery & Snowy. The eastern half of the U.S. should brace for potentially record-breaking cold to define the season. This frigid forecast extends to the Deep South and Texas, which could see the mercury diving as much as 8°F below normal! Winter temperatures will be colder than normal across much of the country between the East Coast and Rockies. Snowfall will be greater than normal from central New England through northern North Carolina, from the Lower Great Lakes and the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys into the southern Plains, from the northern Plains into eastern Washington, and across the higher terrain of the southern Rockies and California…
A season to be merry and celebrate the end of another amazing year. We at XYNYTH would like to wish you and your families a merry Christmas and appreciate all the hard work you’ve put in to make this period another success. It is important to spend this time with loved ones and prepare for the upcoming year which is just right around the corner. Stay safe and blessed!
It’s Winter Storm Season Already. Here Are the Winter Storm Names For 2021-22.
The Weather Channel released the 2021-22 winter storm names list, marking the 10th season of naming winter storms. The names will be used in alphabetical order to identify winter storms that meet objective naming criteria based on National Weather Service winter storm warnings, blizzard warnings and ice storm warnings. Check it out at https://weather.com/storms/winter/news/2021-10-06-winter-storm-names-2021-2022.
Make sure you do not get caught empty handed when these Winter Storms hit. Stock up with XYNYTH Icemelters.
According to the Farmer’s Almanac, January 2022 temperatures will average out milder than normal over much of Eastern and Central Canada, particularly during the first half of the month with a trend toward colder weather toward month’s end. February, on the other hand, looks very cold, particularly across the Prairies and Rockies. British Columbia won’t be as frigid, but even out there, an unseasonable chill will be evident during the second week and again during the final days of the month. Read the full article at https://www.farmersalmanac.com/canadian-extended-forecast.
The two main issues to be concerned about with respect to the choice of icemelter used around pets are, will the icemelter affect their paws, eyes, nose, and what if your pets licks their paws after they have walked upon the icemelter. So why choose GroundWorks Natural Icemelter ™, manufactured by XYNYTH Manufacturing? Because GroundWorks™ is made from potash (potassium chloride) , a colorless crystalline solid or powder used widely in fertilizers and in the preparation of most potassium compounds, and is completely safe for use around children and pets.
GroundWorks Natural™ Icemelter is a premium fertilizer based product designed specifically to melt ice and snow effectively, while being completely eco-friendly, pet safe and easy to use.
According to the Daily Hive, the City of Vancouver prepares for weekend snow with 100 snow and ice vehicles and 3,000 tonnes of salt, the City of Vancouver says it is prepared for the snow and colder temperatures expected this weekend.
The city says crews are monitoring weather reports and a “response plan is underway” with key routes including major roads, bus routes, bridges and the 15 most-used pathways and bike routes currently being treated for ice and snow.
Potatoes Help! The night before freezing temperatures, rub half a potato over your car’s windshield. The sugar from the potato creates a barrier over the window and prevents ice from forming, so you’ll come out in the morning and won’t have to scrape! Simply rinse and wipe with your wipers when you get on the road.
Many have been asking how to best spread/apply icemelters?
Icemelters are best spread by using some mechanical means such as a spreader. Using a spreader guarantees even consistent distribution. While deicers can be spread manually using a scoop or by hand, it is not recommended. Spreaders are available in all sizes, from small hand held varieties to large dump truck attachments. Many users of ice melters like to have their product colored to make it easier for the person doing the spreading and to help over use of the product. Colored deicers can easily be seen by people, assuring them that it is safe to walk on the ice.
For more information on high-quality icemelters and deicers that are organic, “green” and safe to use, check out XYNYTH.com.