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Bagged Ice Melt in MA ?

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by knpc, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. knpc

    knpc Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 144

    I looking for a place to get ice melt in eastern MA. I go through about 75-100 50 lb bags per season so I'd like to just get a pallet or two. I have room to store them so that's not a problem.
    I have been buying it at the local big box stores, but I know I'm over paying. As I have gained more accounts, I'm going through alot more ice melt and it's a pain to grab a 10-12 bags at a time as I need them. Having a pallet of it in the garage next to my plow would be much more convenient. I've been using SWI Roadrunner brand.

    Anyone know of a place I can get a pallet or two in metrowest or south shore MA?

    Thank You
  2. nighthawk117

    nighthawk117 Senior Member
    from Ma
    Messages: 165

    See if there is a Valley Green in your area, they are a fertilizer/ grass seed dealer. They sell all kinds of ice- melt, rock salt, bagged materials.
  3. H20-32

    H20-32 Member
    Messages: 90

    Gallo Landscape supply, sagamore, taunton, worester locations.
  4. siteworkplus

    siteworkplus Senior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 514

    john deere landscape hudson ma 978 567 9200
  5. aloe

    aloe Senior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 285

    i have pallets of rock salt but its on the wrong side of ma for you
  6. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,823

    John Deere Landscapes in Portsmouth NEW HAMPSHIRE. For a couple specific reasons.... Especially if you plan on buying a lot
  7. fordpusher

    fordpusher Member
    from mass
    Messages: 31

    calico in tauton industrial park.. i think they supply most of northeast
  8. Jim74

    Jim74 Member
    Messages: 50

    X2 on Gallo, I think a pallet of treated bagged salt that is around $250 where a ton of non bagged is less than a hundred, buy a bunch of buckets and fill them yourself, a little more work but cheaper in the long run. If your looking for any calcium products check out www.meltsnow.com.
  9. willshome

    willshome Junior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 29

  10. wilsonsground

    wilsonsground Senior Member
    Messages: 201

    Where in MA are you? I'm in Brookline, nh just above Townsend MA. I have 30 bags of Blizzard Wizzard that I'm looking to get rid of 7 a bag. new this year, bought a full size sander shortly after buying a pallet. PM me if interested.