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Greengates Builders Merchants Accrington, Lancashire Asks” Are You Prepared For More Snow”?

The gales have gone but blizzards are on their way back! Britain braced for return of the big freeze with up to four inches of snow due this weekend

Large parts of the UK could be hit with four inches of snow this weekend.

Despite many areas waking to yet more snow this morning following another freezing night across the UK, forecasters warned that worse is still to come.

'The weather will change on Sunday when a front coming in from the west meets cold air.

Weather experts say 'heavy' snow will fall across Scotland and eastern parts of England, especially the north-east, moving to the north-west  throughout Sunday afternoon and night.

Temperatures across most places were below freezing overnight with strong winds of up to 70mph also battering parts of Britain.

Are you prepared? Have you got your rock salt?

Here at Greengates Builders Merchants Accrington, Lancashire we stock Rock Salt in 25Kg bags and in bulk bags.

Contact us now to get your Rock Salt.

Rock Salt is often used both resid­en­ti­ally and municipally for managing ice. Rock Salt is used to manage ice because brine which is a solution of water and salt has a lower freezing point than just ordinary water. Therefore by simply putting salt on ice this will cause it to melt. It is common for people to spread Rock Salt on their paths and driveways after a snow storm to melt the snow. It is also common for people to lay Rock Salt before a frost or snowstorm to prevent ice from forming. It is not necessary to use so much salt that the ice is completely melted; rather, a small amount of salt will weaken the ice so that it can be easily removed by other means.


Greengates Builders Merchants delivering to the whole of Lancashire including: Accrington, Blackburn, Burnley, Clitheroe, Darwen, Great Harwood, Haslingden, Padiham and Pendle.


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