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February 2018 Winter Weather Forecast


February is usually one of the coldest, snowiest months of the year. That means your business needs to have a plan for snow removal and ice management -- including a guaranteed supply of salt!WeatherWork's February 2018 Snow and Temperature ForecastThe Southeast Ridge may bring warmer temperatures to the mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Ohio Valley.Only the Upper Midwest is expected to experience...Read More

January 2018 Winter Forecast


In the past few years, January has surprised the East Coast with a few heavy snow storms. Don't get caught off guard! The Salt Factory guarantees that we will never run out of salt and deicing supplies because we make it onsite.WeatherWorks' January 2018 winter weather forecast anticipates that this January will be cold enough to produce snow throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic...Read More

December 2017 Winter Forecast


WeatherWorks' December 2017 Forecast is now available. December marks the beginning of winter, and the beginning of true winter weather. We use these predictions to help us understand weather patterns. Whenever the winter weather strikes, the last thing that you want to worry about is running out of snow-melting and de-icing supplies. You can count on The Salt Factory to be available in your...Read More

2017-2018 Snowfall Predictions for the East Coast


WeatherWorks has provided us with estimates for snowfall for winter 2017-2018. Based on previous years' weather conditions and snowfall levels, plus information about likely weather patterns for 2017-2018, WeatherWorks estimates the likelihood of different annual snowfall ranges in major cities throughout the Northeast. Although we're disappointed not to see our home-city of Pittsburgh...Read More

Early Bird Salt Price List 2017


*THIS OFFER IS NOW OVER* It's that time of the year again. Time to start thinking about buying deicing products for this upcoming winter season. Besides EARLY BIRD SALT PRICING we're also offering our EARLY BIRD GUARANTEED SALT STORAGE PROGRAM again. Let us store your bagged / bulk salt purchase and deliver it to you when needed! We are the only salt company in Pittsburgh that...Read More

Snow and Ice Management Company Ranks #6 in SNOW Magazine’s 2016 Top 100 Snow Contractors


Snow Magazine received a record number of submissions from the snow and ice management industry for this year’s Top 100 list. Here’s a little background on how Snow Magazine conducted the process of collecting the 2016 Top 100 data. This year, as early as mid-March, notices began going out to last year’s Top 100 companies to begin compiling their total winter revenue and to head...Read More

Last Call for Bulk Salt Discounts!


*THIS OFFER IS NOW OVER* Here's your last-call reminder to take advantage of our Early Bird discount! You have until October 31, 2016 to access these savings on commercial bulk salt purchases. Call 412-321-7669 to secure your discount! Benefits of this program: Lowered prices per ton on salt and deicer We will store your salt supply for you and deliver it as needed later...Read More

Winter Weather: Let the Professionals Handle It


If you own a business or commercial property, you know how important it is to keep your parking lots, roads and sidewalks free from ice. But when snow falls, you may not have the time or manpower to clear snow from your property for your customers, clients, workers or tenants. When several inches of snow accumulates, you might need more than sidewalk salt to keep your business up and...Read More

Early Bird Salt Program


*THIS OFFER IS NOW OVER* The Salt Factory is now offering an Early Bird program. From now until October 31, 2016, we are offering exclusive prices on salt and deicers for our commercial clients. Benefits of this program: Lowered prices per ton on salt and deicer We will store your supply for you and deliver it as needed later in the year Guaranteed supply of salt and deicer...Read More

2015 – 2016: The Winter That Almost Wasn't, Until Snowzilla Stomped In


After a warmer than usual November 2015 yielded many days in the 70s and 80s along the east coast, December followed suit, delivering record-shattering highs on Christmas Eve, which could have been celebrated as a day at the beach for some. For the first ten days of 2016, the New Year cruised in to continued, unseasonably warm weather. Then on January 12th, a clipper system sailed in bringing a...Read More

Pittsburgh Road Salt Always In Stock


As winter lingers, Pittsburgh's salt supply begins to dwindle. In years when the flurries fly and temperatures fall below freezing on a regular basis, many Pittsburgh area road salt suppliers run out of stock at crucial times. The Salt Factory will never have that problem! As Pittsburgh's only on-site salt bagging facility, our massive supply of raw materials means that we always...Read More

Prepping for the Freeze: Crews work to remove snow, salt roads


The combination of dipping temperatures and light snowfall can cause havoc for morning commutes. Between February 9 and 10, temperatures dipped below freezing and a dusting of snow began to accumulate on roads, creating conditions for a slick drive. WTAE News interviewed Chuck Lantzman about Snow and Ice Management's process for preventing dangerous road conditions, as well as about the...Read More

Stocking Up: Pittsburghers Prepare for Snow


January 11 marked the first snowfall of 2016, and with the first flurries came a flurry of salt-buying and snow-plowing. After an initially warm and flake-free winter, Pittsburghers dashed out to get the staples: bread, milk, shovels and snow-melting rock salt. Pittsburgh's WTAE News Team interviewed our own Chuck Lantzman about how quickly the Snow and Ice Management Team is able to get...Read More

Purchasing SIMCO Melt directly benefits Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fund in Pittsburgh


At The Salt Factory by Snow and Ice Management Company, we are proud to be offering SIMCO Melt – a wonderfully effective bagged deicer that directly benefits a great cause! When you purchase our product, a portion of all SIMCO Melt sales will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fund in Pittsburgh. We are proud to be teaming up with this organization to raise money for cancer...Read More

Chuck Lantzman Featured on WTAE to Discuss Rock Salt This Season


Snow and Ice Management Company's Chuck Lantzman was recently on WTAE Pittsburgh's Action News to discuss purchasing salt for the upcoming winter. "When most people are enjoying the summer, we're out dealing with snow and ice and getting ready for the winter," says Lantzman. Chuck says that most salt in his warehouse at the moment is already purchased by customers. If...Read More