With spring around the corner and the harsh winter months behind us, many of us have unused bags of de-icing salt sitting in the garage. Left unattended through the spring, summer and fall months, the salt can clump and become useless when winter rolls around again. The simple solution? Toss charcoal briquettes into the bag and seal it tightly. The briquettes will absorb excess moisture and help keep the salt loose and crumbly.