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Snow hits Scotland and the North of England

By Cathryn Robson on 14/02/14 in: Seasonal

Snow hits Scotland and the North of England. The brutal impact a polar vortex had on the US last month reminds us to always be prepared throughout winter-prepare with rock salt from Stones4Homes. With flooding in the south of England and snow in the north, this is once again a…

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Where do rock salt suppliers get their supplies from?

By Cathryn Robson on 15/01/14 in: Seasonal

Where do rock salt suppliers get their supplies from? Salt can be found all around us from deep underground to the vast expanse of oceans. The salt used for road gritting is generally mined with the vast majority used in the UK being mined right here in the UK. The…

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Have a safe and enjoyable winter with rock salt

By Cathryn Robson on 12/12/13 in: Seasonal

Have a safe and enjoyable winter with rock salt. This past week has seen light dustings of snow making a subtle appearance in some areas of Scotland. These sprinkled landscapes create a pretty picture and symbolise the arrival of winter and the festivities that come with it. However, this past…

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Get Ready for Winter — Contact Rock Salt Suppliers

By Cathryn Robson on 03/12/13 in: Seasonal

Get Ready for Winter — Contact Rock Salt Suppliers. The harsh weather of winter can often make things difficult on the roads, with rock salt suppliers finding it to be their busiest period. With icy conditions creating difficult driving conditions, taking your car from A to B can sometimes prove an…

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De-Icers at the ready!!

By Cathryn Robson on 11/11/13 in: Seasonal

Is ice and snow on its way??? Will Britain experience the first real taste of winter this week? Will freezing winds bring snow to much of the country? Some of the coldest weather of the year is expected by Tuesday, with bitter blasts from the Arctic causing widespread frosts and…

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How Rock Salt helps to keep you safe during the winter months

By Cathryn Robson on 30/10/13 in: Seasonal

How Rock Salt helps to keep you safe during the winter months Salt is most commonly found on the dinner table but its big brother – Rock Salt– is that chunky coarse “grit” that is used to de-ice roads and footpaths. Rock salt works by lowering the freezing point of…

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