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Blast Off Snow Removal Spray is not for me.

The other day I watched the commercial for Blast off. They build a snowman and then use a can of this stuff to melt it completely. You can watch the entire commercial on their website. https://www.getblastoff.ca/?tag=im|sm|go|tm&a_aid=011&a_bid=cff58190

Ever watch Frosty Returns? Here’s the IMDb synopsis – Twitchell’s invented Summer Wheeze: a spray-can that instantly removes snow and slush. And Beansborough’s getting snow-free. And Holly has to keep Frosty from melting, and convince everybody that snow’s actually a good thing. Sound familiar? This Twitchell guy goes around melting all the snow and trying to melt Frosty. He really messes up the environment in the process.

I am sure that in certain circumstances having a product that can de-ice your car quickly could be handy. I can even see how dangerous it could be to walk on ice. For the walking on icy steps problem I have a product in mind.The key would be to shovel before the snow turns to ice.

I can’t really think of a great solution for the car door that is frozen shut (as it rarely happens to me). I’d love to learn environmentally friendly ways to solve the problems they show in the commercial. Luckily we live in an area that gets very little snow each year. I haven’t been able to find any customer reviews or information about the ingredients. I’d be interested in knowing the ingredients. My issue for sure is the added spray cans that will have to be recycled or will just end up in the garbage. I do know that I will not be buying this product.

What do you do to de-ice?

~Stephanie

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About stephanieough

Wife, mom, concerned citizen of the earth. Striving towards intentional living rather than blindly following. Former Education Specialist for a corporation, I have now taken a step back to spend time with my family and work closer to home. Hoping to reduce our waste through refusing, reducing and reusing so that we will not have to recycle as much. Also, I love to explore zero-waste fast food and take pictures of my sucesses. I'm a fan of British comedies like Red Dwarf and Black Adder, Kevin Smith and his movies, Asian food, documentaries, biographies and going to Las Vegas on vacation. If someone told me I could only listen to the Beatles for the rest of my life I would die happy.

Discussion

9 thoughts on “Blast Off Snow Removal Spray is not for me.

    • The above MSDS is for the All Purpose Cleaner…not sure if same product as it says product should be stored at room temperature and not frozen! Either way sounds pretty bad chemical-wise 😦

      Posted by Liz | January 4, 2013, 4:51 pm
  1. Is Blast Off eco friendly?Will it harm the environment?

    Posted by Richard Aiken | December 16, 2012, 4:45 pm
  2. a good alternative: Vinegar and water.. seriously…

    Posted by Michelle K | December 20, 2012, 5:56 am
  3. Another good alternative, take an empty spray bottle and a bottle of De-Icer Windshield Wash to clear ice off windows on cars. I’ve been doing this for a couple years. Spray on the de-icer while car is warming up, and by the time you’ve finished the car, take a rubber squeegee to the windows instead of the scraper and this will help prevent scratches in your windshield.

    Posted by Chris | December 22, 2012, 10:30 am
  4. I would venture a guess its made with methanol as the primary ingredient

    Posted by ron.wright.35513@facebook.com | December 25, 2012, 12:27 pm

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