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Rock Salt at Greengate's: Beat the Freeze!

Much of Lancashire, particularly high ground, has been blanketed with the first real snowfall of the winter recently. That means that demand for rock salt is currently at a peak and we here at your local builders merchant have got plenty of the crucial stuff in stock right now. And, as always, you're guaranteed quality product at a competitive price: that's the Greengate's promise.

Rock salt is one of the most effective ice management options, whether used in the domestic or municip< al sectors. When mixed with water, rock salt forms a solution called 'brine', which has a lower freezing point than plain water. 

This lower freezing point causes ice to melt away and extends the amount of time it takes to re-form. Though effective on ice that has already formed, rock salt has the added benefit of helping to prevent ice from forming in the first place.

Rock salt can be used on any surface upon which ice can form, from a residential driveway to a major road. It is completely non-toxic and safe to use, with residual salt simply becoming diluted gradually and diffused via completely natural, envi­ron­men­tally-friendly processes.

Greengate's rock salt is available in convenient 25kg bags or, for larger applications, we also stock bulk bags which are even more cost-effective. We deliver all over Lancashire so whether you're in Accrington, Blackburn, Burnley, Clitheroe, Darwen, Great Harwood, Haslingden, Padiham or Pendle, we can rapidly deliver rock salt to you. Contact us today for more information.