Why You Need to Invest in Rock Salt Now
Sure, right now the weather is stunning and the roads are clear and dry, but everyone who has encountered a single St. Louis winter knows that won’t last. In the blink of an eye, the weather can change, resulting in slippery roads and ice covered walkways. Which is why you need to invest in rock salt now.
Benefits of Investing in Rock Salt Now
When you look at the numbers, you really can’t afford to not invest in rock salt now. A reported 42,480 workplace injuries were the result of slipping and falling on ice in 2014. While not all of these injuries may have been prevented if a sufficient amount of rock salt had been placed on the walkways and outdoor steps, it’s safe to assume that a large portion of them would have been.
There are many reasons you should use rock salt for keeping the ice off your steps, porches, and walkways. The reasons include:
- It’s affordable
- It effectively lowers the freezing temperature of ice
- It wicks away moisture, keeping the pavement dry, furthering decreasing the odds of a slip and fall accident
- It’s easy to store
- It’s easy to use
Getting Rock Salt Now Means No Delays!
The first time things freeze in St. Louis there’s going to be a run on the rock salt. When that happens, you’ll have a difficult time finding it in any store. Even when you order it, there’s going to be a delay. Purchasing your winter supply of rock salt now means you’ll be read to spread it the first time ice develops and you can kick back and relax rather than rushing around trying to find some on that first really cold day.
Since rock salt is easy to store, it’s perfectly safe to buy more than what you think you’ll need.
Winter is right around the corner, which means it’s time to get ready for the long cold months that lay ahead. Contact us about all of your rock salt needs.