Model # 4664

Internet #202523041

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null 50 lb. Rock Salt Bag
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50 lb. Rock Salt Bag

  • Melts ice and snow in normal winter temps (5F and above)
  • Clears ice and snow from driveways, walkways and steps
  • Provides traction for getting out of snow drifts
$8.97 /each

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Specially sized to help melt ice fast. The 50 lb. rock salt pellets can melt ice at or above 5 Degree F. A single cup of these rock salts covers up to 1 sq. yd.

  • Offers fast ice melting action
  • Melts at or above 5 Degrees F
  • Pellets are sized to melt fast
  • 1 cup covers up to 1 sq. yd.
  • Use on painted surfaces not recommended
  • Note: product may vary by store

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what is the differnce between differennt salt types? Is it true that the cheaper one will crack the cement?

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There is a big difference in prices
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February 16, 2016
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Yes. Any type of salt will crack concrete. What happens is the salt diffuses into the grain boundaries and cracks the cement or concrete there. This leads to macroworld concrete spalling on your concrete. Look at where your car tires have tracked in salt inside your garage. It is spalling there no matter how old it is.
Hot water poured onto a stoop or stairs covered with with ice, will melt the ice even Read More
Yes. Any type of salt will crack concrete. What happens is the salt diffuses into the grain boundaries and cracks the cement or concrete there. This leads to macroworld concrete spalling on your concrete. Look at where your car tires have tracked in salt inside your garage. It is spalling there no matter how old it is.
Hot water poured onto a stoop or stairs covered with with ice, will melt the ice even down to 20 degrees. Next, blow off all the water you can with a leaf blower. Get it as "dry" as you can get it. It can't be snowing when you do this. Any thin layer of ice will evaporate in a few hours, even down to 20 degrees. sunlight helps but so does wind movement.
Use all purpose sand until conditions are right to remove any ice on a stoop or stairs.
What about ice forming at about 32 degrees? What can I do? Buy or find a roofer that uses Titanium UDL synthetic "roofing paper" under shingles. HD carries Titanium but it is not cheap. $117 per roll for 4 foot wide and 100 feet long. If you find a roofer this summer doing a roof, offer to buy some UDL from him at a minimum of $1.50 per foot. It won't crack in the winter because it is a thin film of polyethylene, it's reinforced, and textured for gripping in rain water or dew.
The UDL will stop most ice forming from falling sleet when it's near freezing and it makes it easy to broom off sleet that is falling on it. The anti-slip surface of reinforced fiber netting works very well on rain on roofs, but it works in the winter too. For steps, roll it down the treads and put bricks at the two ends of each tread to avoid it blowing away.
Remember, hot water, a leaf blower, and a broom are relatively cheap and never spalls concrete.
Always wash off salt inside a garage on the floor when you see "salt feathers" of salt from your car forming on concrete that is drying or is dry. Wash it off and squeegee the excess water off. In the spring, do it at least three times.
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If you are worried about your concrete than you should not use salt. Check out this info it explains it very well.
http://cretedefender.com/how-salt-damages-concrete/
You should look into other alternatives to salt. or NaCl
here are a few others to look into and how each one effects concrete, Pets, or vegetation.
MgCl
CaCl
kCl
http://rocksaltalternatives.com/
The issue is that Salt is usually the Read More
If you are worried about your concrete than you should not use salt. Check out this info it explains it very well.
http://cretedefender.com/how-salt-damages-concrete/
You should look into other alternatives to salt. or NaCl
here are a few others to look into and how each one effects concrete, Pets, or vegetation.
MgCl
CaCl
kCl
http://rocksaltalternatives.com/
The issue is that Salt is usually the Cheapest. The others come at a big price upgrade. Read Less
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There are plenty of different kinds of "rock salt" some are more corrosive than others but it's mostly only an issue on cement that isn't over a year old.
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Honestly salt is salt. If any salt is used on non-cured concrete is will damage surface. Many claim it needs to be over a year old and is always "curing" through the years. I personally find the cheapest works as well as the more expensive salt. But my concrete is not new and I always rinse it off once the bad weather passes. That's just my two cents!
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Is this salt suitable of making homemade ice cream?

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NO! Salt is not salt, this is not food grade and may contain traces of other elements that are not safe to eat, go to the grocery store and get edible salt.
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Yes, salt is salt. Just don't put it in the ice cream. lol
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baltimore store white marsh, or goldenring

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202523041 Will Rock Salt be able to be ordered soon??: or the store care it???
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Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. To determine stock availability, please consult with your local store. Seasonal items are stocked according to region, and the store would be able to determine when this product will be available for purchase. For further assistance, call our Customer Support team at 800-430-3376. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the Read More
Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. To determine stock availability, please consult with your local store. Seasonal items are stocked according to region, and the store would be able to determine when this product will be available for purchase. For further assistance, call our Customer Support team at 800-430-3376. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot. Read Less
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Will the Kifer Store in Cupertino, CA be getting any Internet# 202523041 - 50 LB. ROCK SALT BAG soon?
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Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. This 50 lb. Rock Salt Bag is only carried in select Home Depot stores and not online. If they are not carried in your store, a specialist in your store may be able to special order them for you. Special orders are not available online. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot.
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Customer Reviews

50 lb. Rock Salt Bag is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 18.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works! I use this every winter and it never disappoints! Use it as a traction weight also since I drive a batmobile.
Date published: 2016-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from it works. it works.
Date published: 2016-12-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Dont waste your money Bought this to help remove ice from my driveway and sidewalks. Spread it and immediately noticed it was worthless. Did not melt the ice at all it just disappears when it touches the ice. Home Depot should be ashamed and if they valued my being a customer theyd offer me a full refund. Spend a little more and get a better product.
Date published: 2016-12-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Order online and picked up in store. A few bags were torn and losing salt. Associates allowed a... Order online and picked up in store. A few bags were torn and losing salt. Associates allowed an easy return of the damaged bags. .
Date published: 2016-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Always works quickly making icy areas safe to walk on almost immediately. Always works quickly making icy areas safe to walk on almost immediately.
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Worked just like rock salt straight from the mine would work. Worked just like rock salt straight from the mine would work.
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from worked in my spreader as expected. worked in my spreader as expected.
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked as expected. Worked as expected.
Date published: 2017-01-04
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