These four easy tips can make the aftermath of the next ice storm much easier on a homeowner. The first is just laying salt or ice melt down on the walk and driveway before the storm hits. If you have outdoor pets or are preparing a public walk, it is important to look for pet-friendly versions. It is also helpful to keep a bag of sand handy in case extra traction is still required for the driveway. The next tip is for those without backup generators and who use well water: make sure to stock up on water before the storm hits in case a power line gets taken out.
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