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Old 01-10-2011, 08:09 PM   #1
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ice on slide cover

I went to put my slide in today and since i'm in Utah it is covered with ice and I can't put it in all the way. Could I use some ice melter on it to get the ice soft then pull it out? I had an appointment to get my furnace fixed tomorrow but don't want to drive it with 2" of slide hanging out! Please help! I have no Idea what I should do.
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Old 01-10-2011, 09:01 PM   #2
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Start with a hair dryer on high and try not to get it wet from the melting ice. You may just be able to melt the ice loose from the cover and then roll the room in and let the ice hit the ground. I have done that with mine and it worked ok. Be careful and dont get hurt.
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Will Ice melt hurt anything?
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Will Ice melt hurt anything?
Are you serious???

You ever been in the rain?
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Are you serious???

You ever been in the rain?
I'm thinking he is talking about a product that will melt the ice.
You may be able to just use hot water. It would depend on how cold it is. If below zero it might not work but above that it should work. Just close slide as soon as you get the ice off before it freezes again.
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I'm thinking he is talking about a product that will melt the ice.
Did you read the posts before my post?

It was suggested that he use a hair dryer to melt the ice. The next post was the OP asking if ice melt would hurt anything.
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How far do you have to drive to get your furnace fixed?
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Did you read the posts before my post?

It was suggested that he use a hair dryer to melt the ice. The next post was the OP asking if ice melt would hurt anything.
Yes I read it and what I see is both Ice & Melt is capitalized suggesting that is a name.
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Yes I read it and what I see is both Ice & Melt is capitalized suggesting that is a name.

"Will Ice melt hurt anything?" Is this the one where Ice and Melt are capitalized?
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In this same situation I used hot water to melt the ice enough for me to use a broom to sweep it off.
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When you get to the repair facility, ask them to check the topper fabric as you may have already cut it when you tried closing the slide out. The ice is very sharp and can cut the fabric easily.
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Ice Melt is a product! (calcium based)
The ice is on the aluminum cover that goes over the fabric
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Ice Melt is a product! (calcium based)
The ice is on the aluminum cover that goes over the fabric
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