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Winter is coming!

It’s always a good idea to learn about what to do to prepare your home for the winter.

Here are some brilliant ideas from LifeHacker: How to properly De-Ice Your Home

Buy the right ice melting product for your driveway and walkways.

There are many other choices than plain rock salt depending on your concerns:

Eco-friendly, safe on concrete, gentle on landscaping, no residue, pet-friendly, non-corrosive, LEED compliant…etc.

  • Know how much ice melt you need.

Check the instructions for the specific product you buy.

Know how much area you need to cover, and how many times you will need to cover it.

  • Use the ice melt the right way

Pre-treat your walkway and driveways before it snows. Mix a little sand with ice melt can provide traction.

Remove snow before using ice melt.

  • Prevent and clear ice dam on your roof

Ice dams prevent water runoff from flowing to the ground below, they can tear off gutters, loosen shingles, and lead to leaks when snow melts.

Buy roof rakes or DIY Snow ripper to clear the snow off rooftop after each snowstorm.

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Liquefying icemelters

A very common question we get asked is: “Which of our icemelters can be liquefied?”

All of Winter Warrior icemelters (which includesWinter Warrior Enviro LEADer™ Icemelter, Winter Warrior Runway Control® and Winter Warrior CMA™ Icemelter can be converted to a liquid quite easily.

Simply dilute 25% product into 75% water.

Our Calcium Chloride can also be liquefied for those  who want a cheaper, non-eco-friendly alternative. The details on how to liquefy our Calcium Chloride are available on our website.

Closed for BC Family Day !

Our Head Office will be closed on Monday, February 13th for BC Family Day.

Family Day was originally created to give people time to spend with their families but it also provides a day off between New Year’s Day and Good Friday as they are approximately three months apart. Family Day is not a National Statutory Holiday, it is only observed in Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan and in British Columbia. Family Day is celebrated on the 3rd Monday of February except in BC where it’s the 2nd Monday of February.

Common Family Day activities include skating, playing hockey, snowboarding, skiing and going to various winter festivals.

Safe for Pets? … You Bet!

Lucy and Snoopy are totally safe with GroundWorks Natural Icemelter™. It is completely safe for use around children and pets. It is one of the safest icemelters on the market. So when the safety of the four-legged members of your family counts, choose GroundWorks™. Ask for it at your local retailer today, or go to http://xynyth.com/products-tabs/GNI/groundworks-natural.html for more information.

Seasons Greetings!

We at XYNYTH would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family all the very best this holiday season.
 
As we close out 2016 and as 2017 begins to dawn, it seems like a great time to reflect on what we’ve accomplished, the journey we’ve taken to get to where we are, and the plans we have for an exciting, bright future. We are truly honored and thankful to be able to work with each of you and hope that this holiday season is a special one. May it be filled with great joy and long lasting memories. Happy Holidays!

Honoring Remembrance Day

XYNYTH Honors Remembrance Day.

Our Office will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11th, for Remembrance Day. All orders will be processed on Monday, Nov. 14th.

Canadians recognize Remembrance Day  (Veterans Day in the United States), as an opportunity to recall all those brave men and women who have served in the nation’s defense. Many people wear poppies before and on Remembrance Day to show their respect and support for Canadian troops.