What is the best type of ice-melt to use on your driveway?

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What is the best type of ice-melt to use on your driveway?

Shovel, salt, a chemical mixture, or even kitty litter,  there are many ways to clear your driveway of snow and ice. 

If you are looking for a bargain ice-melt, sodium chloride/rock salt is your best bet, but it can damage your driveway and plants, and is also toxic for pets, according to Consumer Reports.

To keep your pets safe choose urea/carbonyl diamide, magnesium chloride, or potassium chloride, according to Consumer Reports. 

News Center 7 consumer reporter Rachel Murray is talking to experts to find out the best tactic to clear snow and ice for the temperature and conditions.

Weigh in with your go-to driveway cleaning method in this twitter pole, 

Watch the story tonight on WHIO-TV at 5pm. 

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