Ice Melt Accessories

Most people and businesses in the Midwest understand theWavebrake + Nichols 4 importance and utility of a quality ice melt. After all, the last thing you want to happen is for someone to slip, fall and get injured on your watch and/or dime. In this way, a good ice melt acts as a sort of insurance policy for your facility. It keeps your facility safe and ice-free!

While ice melt is great at eliminating ice and snow from your facility, it comes with a number of negative side effects—most notably including leaving chalky residue wherever you use it, people tracking it into the interior of your facility, and the manual labor associated with applying it.

These issues are inconvenient but are certainly not insurmountable. What most people and businesses in the Midwest don’t realize, is that there are many accessories that go hand-in-hand with ice melt for an all-around better winter experience. In fact, Nichols carries some of these products that can reduce or even eliminate the issues entirely!

  • Nichols High Performance Blue Ice Melter is the ice melt you know and love. Sodium chloride based, it is combined with a bio-based accelerating agent for even greater melt power—all without harming your concrete or vegetation.
  • Nichols Brand #4 Premium Neutral Floor Cleaner is optimally enhanced and designed for daily use. It dissolves ice melt and hard water films without soap haze and enhances the beauty of the floor when it dries. It comes in a concentrated form and provides cost and product savings when diluted with water.
  • Rubbermaid WaveBrake Bucket and its attachable accessory, the WaveBrake Side-Press Wringer is the perfect solution for applying the above Nichols #4 Neutral Floor Cleaner. Wringing out excess water and product from the mop results in less splashing while mopping, creating a safer environment for patrons and staff.
  • 3M Safety Walk Mat is designed to improve traction and allows debris, residue, and liquid to remain on the mat (rather than being tracked further into the facility) for easier cleanup. It provides exceptional comfort and support across the bottom of the shoe, reducing leg and back fatigue, and is even ramped along the edges—enabling wheelchair accessibility.

Ice melt is something nearly everyone in our region of the country uses. Make sure you’ve got everything you need to use it properly and efficiently!