Rock Salt For Sale At Greengates Builders Merchants Accrington, Lancashire
The snow seems to have passed us by for now but the weather warnings are now for strong frost and ice especially were there has been extensive flooding.
Next week snow warnings could be back in place. The trouble with the weather it is unpredictable and no guarantees. So you need to be prepared. Get your rock salt now and don’t get caught out. It’s always a good idea to have some to hand even for the early morning freeze.
Here at Greengates Builders Merchants Accrington, Lancashire we stock Rock Salt in 25Kg bags and in bulk bags.
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.
Some people may be concerned about the effects of Rock Salt on the environment however do not worry! Rock Salt is non-toxic and residual salt is gradually diluted and disposed of through natural processes.