De-Icing Solutions for Safe & Effective Ice Prevention

De-Icing Solutions for Safe & Effective Ice Prevention

Here in New Zealand we are so lucky to enjoy stunning landscapes fringed by beautiful mountains and coastlines. The beauty of our country is often enhanced in Winter with crisp frosts and gorgeous layers of snow. But the beauty of Winter also brings the challenge of icy roads, frosted car windscreens, and slippery pavements, steps and handrails. 

So how to deal with ice buildup, and how to prevent it altogether?

Enter de-icers. De-icing solutions help to melt away snow and ice, as well as prevent their buildup in the first place. They are a great option to help keep your windscreen clear in the mornings as well as prevent slips and injuries in your workspace.

Ice Prevention

When Winter arrives, ensuring safe mobility on paths, steps and access areas is essential to prevent accidents and injuries in your workplace.

De-icers work to prevent snow and ice from settling when applied beforehand, potentially for days at a go. They will also quickly melt away snow and ice when applied to frosty/snowy areas afterwards. 

De-icing solutions are ideal for areas such as:

  • Public accessways
  • Paths
  • Carparks
  • Stairways
  • Coolstore chiller curtains
  • Foors
  • Pipes
  • Car windscreens

Eco Friendly Solutions

Traditional de-icing methods often involve the use of rock salt (sodium chloride), which is effective in melting ice but can have detrimental effects on both infrastructure and the environment.

Here at Green Kiwi, we value our environment and have developed more environmentally friendly de-icing solutions.

Our de-icing spray and granules have MPI C21 approval and are safer and totally non corrosive on sensitive areas compared to salt. 

Concentrate versus Diluted

Concentrated solutions are also better for the environment as you can buy one spray bottle and then dilute your concentrate for better value and less plastic waste. 

De-Icers for Car Windscreens

De-icing spray is ideal for car windscreens. These solutions are effective in quickly removing ice and frost without harming the environment or causing damage to vehicle surfaces.

Granules versus Spray

De-icer spray is an ideal solution for use on:

  • Car windscreens
  • Steps and stair rails
  • Coolstore chiller curtains
  • Pipes
  • Accessways

De-icing granules are an ideal solution for use around:

  • Airport terminals
  • Skifield base buildings
  • Walkways
  • Kindergartens
  • Schools
  • Rest homes
  • Car parks
  • Gondolas
  • Boating areas such as Shotover Jets
  • Cold storage freezers such as Inghams and Foodstuffs
  • Many other outdoor areas during our harsh winter months

How to Use De-Icers

Always read the label before using your de-icer. Ensure uniform spread of the spray or granules to avoid excessive usage and to ensure proper coverage.

While our de-icers are non-corrosive and eco-friendly, not all de-icing solutions are, so its a good idea to always carefully read the description and labels on your bottle or container before applying. 


Take care in the frosty weather and let us know if you'd like to know how we can help your business with their de-icing solutions!

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