BeckyG1
Becky Graves BeckyG1 - Dec 25, 2012

No More Icy Steps or Sidewalks

For icy steps and sidewalks in freezing temperatures, mix 1 teaspoon of Dawn dish washing liquid, 1 tablespoon of rubbing alcohol, and 1/2 gallon hot/warm water and pour over walkways. They won’t refreeze


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    Susan Feliciano frenchtutor - Dec 27, 2012
    Wow! I'm going to try this. Maybe it won't mark the sidewalks like salt does. Only thing is, we haven't got any snow or ice here yet - but maybe in January.
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    Tina Higdon Tina_Higdon - Feb 12, 2013
    So far, have not been able to try this out.

    Will the soap do anything towards my plants and grass? Not being a gardener (yet), I have a few green things and want to keep them as such.
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    Becky Graves BeckyG1 - Feb 12, 2013
    Tina,
    I'm not sure if it will hurt your plants or grass, just be careful how much you pour onto your steps, ok?

    Becky