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Bulk Road Salt in Oshawa

Bulk Road Salt in Oshawa

Oshawa has a long association with cars, so it’s only fitting that Draglam Salt, Canada’s largest bulk salt distributor has two locations in the city. The Oshawa Docks salt distributor provides bulk orders of salt to people and businesses in the area.


Oshawa Docks salt provider is located a few minutes south of Highway 401, and just north of Oshawa Harbour. For their hours you can refer to their locations page on their website. Currently the Oshawa Docks location is closed, but it will be open for the winter season which runs from November 15th to April 15th.

The Advantages of Bulk and Delivery

Since the Oshawa Docks location only provides bulk orders of salt, we’d like to tell you a little about the advantages of having a bulk order of salt delivered. Bulk orders are available from 1 tonne, up to 42 tonnes. Ordering from Oshawa Docks salt provider can save your business money. Having the salt delivered streamlines your winter maintenance routines and makes it more convenient.

Excess Salt

One concern you may have ordering in bulk from the Oshawa Docks salt provider is whether or not you will have excess salt at the end of the season. If you do not want to store remaining salt you can return it to several of their locations.

So if you need bulk salt in Oshawa, consider ordering from Oshawa Docks salt provider.

The Many Reasons to Use Rock Salt

The Many Reasons to Use Rock Salt

Rock salt is a mineral called Halite, typically colourless or white, it is most commonly found in underground salt beds. While this all seems to be a return to high school science class, rock salt is an important and beneficial mineral. It’s actually one of the oldest, used minerals dating back to at least 3000 BC.

Rock salt has and continues to be used to treat many ailments such as an upset stomach, irritation from insect bites, soothing muscle cramps, and stabilizing blood pressure. Rock salt contains 84 out of the 92 trace elements required by the body including calcium, zinc, magnesium and others.

Despite the multiple ways rock salt can be used for the body, there are two most common ways people use it in their daily lives. One-way people use rock salt is a seasoning for food. Particularly, adding salt to helps certain molecules in food release easily, which also enhances the food aroma – an important factor to our perception of taste.

Another way is as a deicer. The composition of rock salt helps to melt ice, and stops snow and ice from bonding to pavement. Draglam Salt is an expert in rock salt and its ability to be used as a deicer. With over 25 years in business, Draglam Salt is Ontario’s supplier of choice for bulk and bagged salt. They carry a range and supply of  bulk salt, road salt and deicing salt products. For only the highest quality salt products, contact Draglam Salt at one of their numerous convenient locations.