How Three Calcium Chloride Ice Melt Products Compare

ComboTherm, DowFlake, Peladow - Calcium Chloride ice melt products

There are several categories of ice melt products to choose from today. Calcium chloride ice melt products are intended for snow and ice removal in extreme conditions. These work best in climates like ours here in Bethesda, MD and the Washington DC area. Most of the time, calcium chloride ice melt products come in three basic varieties: pellets, flakes, and blends. Read More

The Best Winter Work Gloves for Preventing Frostbite

snow shovel - use with winter work gloves

If you own or work at a snow removal company you know the risks that every one of your workers take during each winter storm. But aside from safety training, are they equipped with the best snow removal tools on the market? Winter work gloves are something not to overlook. Professional grade winter work gloves can make a big difference in making the job safer and more efficient. According to the popular website WebMD, over 11,000 people show up at the nation’s hospitals each year for treatments of injuries sustained while clearing snow. Read More

Ice Melt Supplier: Wholesale Ice Melt Products – Washington DC

dog at white house - Washington DC snow - Ice Melt Supplier needed

In the Washington, DC and surrounding areas, there is one go-to place for wholesale ice melt products – Snow & Ice Salt & Chemicals, Unlimited. We are an ice melt supplier that offers three locations, nearly 30 years experience, plus the ability to ship anywhere in the United States. We carry in-stock all of the equipment, salt and ice melt chemicals to handle any storm! Here are a few other factors that makes us different from local competitors… Read More

Magnesium Chloride Flakes: The Safer Ice Melt Choice for Deicing

Magnesium Chloride Flakes: Mag Flakes: MGCL PRO-F by Hot Salt

All ice melt products work in the same way – they lower the freezing point of water. However, you have several options when choosing a deicing material. One of them, magnesium chloride flakes addresses the major disadvantages of common ice melt products like rock salt and calcium chloride. So let’s take a closer look at Mag Flakes, the safer ice melt choice for deicing in our region of Washington DC and Maryland. Read More

10 Reasons to Use Calcium Chloride for Deicing in Mid-Atlantic

Peladow Calcium Chloride from Snow & Ice Salt & Chemicals Unlimited LLC

As you kick around which ice melt chemicals you should stock up on for next winter, take a close look at an ideal solution for tough winters like in our region of the Mid-Atlantic – Calcium Chloride. Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) is a type of deicing salt available in flake, pellet, and other forms. It can prevent freezing at temperatures as low as -25°F (-32°C), by depressing the freezing point of water – so it’s ideal for Washington DC and Maryland where we are located. Read More