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Winter Storm Olympia Spreading Snow and Ice Through Northeast and South-The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel Reports Winter Storm Olympia Spreading Snow and Ice Through Northeast and South including Buffalo and Rochester New York.

The Weather Channel has stated Winter Storm Olympia has produced hazardous travel, spreading snow and ice throughout the East. Furthermore, “various winter weather advisories, winter storm warnings and freezing rain advisories have been issued by the National Weather Service for Olympia, extending Maine to North Carolina.”

The most significant snowfall accumulations will be in an arc from northern Maine southwest along the Canadian border to western New York, northwest Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio. As colder air wraps in behind the low pressure system, some locations from West Virginia to central Pennsylvania and central New York may transition back to snow Tuesday night.

The heaviest accumulations, potentially more than a foot, will likely occur in a swath from the Appalachians to northwest Pennsylvania, western New York and parts of northern New England.
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TheDuke Company carries a wide selection of deicers, American Rock Salt (by the bag, pallet or wholesale), snow removal and construction equipment rentals (including ground heaters). Need help? Call us, our top ranked customer service will assist you with expert advice.

Call the Duke Company:
585-292-9870  (Rochester NY) and 607-347-4455  (Ithaca NY).
Or we can give you a quick quote via our web portal.

For example, we are a proud distributor of  Polar Ice Meltby Kissner We can promptly supply you with Polar Ice Meltin bulk, wholesale, pallets and convenient 50 pound bags. Polar Ice Melt is widely respected by Ice Control experts for its exceptional characteristics including:

  • Quick acting in melting ice upon applying.
  • Extensive long lasting time-frame.
  • Capably melts snow and ice to negative 24 degrees Fahrenheit (negative 31 degrees Celsius).
  • Extreme visibility with helpful blue color indicator.
  • Safer on landscaping, vegetation and concrete surfaces vs. many other Ice Melters.

 

Download Helpful Information on Stop Ice Melt

Polar Ice – Ice Melter – Product Sales Sheet

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MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet for Vaporizer Pro Grade Fire Crystal Bag

Since 2004,  the Duke Company has proudly been serving Ice Control professionals throughout New York State with exceptional pricing,  outstanding ice melter products, prompt delivery and outstanding customer service.

The Duke Company ships nationwide and throughout New York including:

Callthe Duke Company at 585-292-9870  (Rochester NY) and 607-347-4455  (Ithaca NY) for all your snow and ice removal needs and information.

Sign-up for the Duke Company’s Rock Salt & Deicer Alerts

Text ‘DUKESALT’ to ’55469‘ to receive text messages regarding our hours, extended hours, schedule changes and discount opportunities.

Industries we serve:

Building Maintenance
Car Wash
Concrete / Redi Mix
Construction
Equipment Rental
Governmental
Grocery Retail / Wholesale
Hardware / Home Centers
Hospitals / Nursing Homes
Janitorial Supplies
Landscape Maintenance
Lawn & Garden Centers
Mass Merchandisers
Parking Lot Maintenance
Portable Toilets
Property Management
Schools / Universities
Snow Removal
Transportation / Airports

By David Szydlowski
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Cold Temps Followed by a President’s Day Winter Storm for the Northeast

The Weather Channel Predicts Winter Storm to Bring a Mess of Snow, Ice to the Northeast Through Tuesday. Contact Rock Salt and Ice Control HQ.

The Weather Channel has stated that a winter storm will arrive in the Northeast by Monday/Tuesday.  The storm will bring snow, ice, and rain in some northern locations of the East, South and Midwest starting Sunday, continuing into the Presidents’ Day holiday, and Tuesday. The Weather Channel also stated: “The greatest chance for significant snowfall accumulations will be well west and northwest of the I-95 corridor in the Northeast, from the Appalachians to western Pennsylvania, western, central and Upstate New York. Locations from Boston to Washington, D.C. may see a mixture of precipitation types before transitioning to plain rain.”

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the weather channel winter storm president's day

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Contact  Duke Company for your snow and ice removal needs. We carry a wide selection of deicers, American Rock Salt, snow removal and construction equipment rentals (including ground heaters). Need help as to what would be the best approach? Call us; our top ranked customer service will assist you with expert advice.

Call the Duke Company:
585-292-9870  (Rochester NY) and 607-347-4455  (Ithaca NY).
Or we can give you a quick quote via our web portal.

For example, we are a proud distributor of  Vaporizer Pro Grade Fire Crystal:

  • Infused with Calcium Chloride & CMA
  • Superior Results, It’s What the Pro’s Demand – Fast acting, long lasting colored crystals that melt the snow and ice
  • Screened & Colored
  • Melts 2–2.5 Times Faster than Rock Salt – Using Less Product = Better for the Environment
  • Low Temperature Performance
  • Effective to -15 degrees F
  • VAPORIZER is an American Rock Salt® Company.

 

Download Helpful Product Information:

MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet for Vaporizer Pro Grade Fire Crystal Bag

Since 2004,  the Duke Company has proudly been serving Ice Control professionals throughout New York State with exceptional pricing,  outstanding ice melter products, prompt delivery and outstanding customer service.

The Duke Company ships nationwide and throughout New York including:

Callthe Duke Company at 585-292-9870  (Rochester NY) and 607-347-4455  (Ithaca NY) for all your snow and ice removal needs and information.

Sign-up for the Duke Company’s Rock Salt & Deicer Alerts

Text ‘DUKESALT’ to ’55469‘ to receive text messages regarding our hours, extended hours, schedule changes and discount opportunities.

Industries we serve:

Building Maintenance
Car Wash
Concrete / Redi Mix
Construction
Equipment Rental
Governmental
Grocery Retail / Wholesale
Hardware / Home Centers
Hospitals / Nursing Homes
Janitorial Supplies
Landscape Maintenance
Lawn & Garden Centers
Mass Merchandisers
Parking Lot Maintenance
Portable Toilets
Property Management
Schools / Universities
Snow Removal
Transportation / Airports

By David Szydlowski
visa, amex, mc, discover

 

*weather map provided by the weather channel

 

How Much Rock Salt and Ice Melt is Needed? Ask the Duke Company

How Much Rock Salt or Ice Melt is Do You Need? Contact the Duke Company (Ithaca or Rochester).

 

The Duke Company is not only known for snow removal/construction equipment rentals, rock salt and ice melt; but, we offer fast delivery and have top rated customer service offering expert advice on a variety of questions. One question we often get is how much rock salt or ice melt is needed. We take into consideration your specific circumstances (e.g., pet, vegetation, asphalt, concrete, weather conditions). We service the state of New York and beyond. Contact the award winning Duke Company at 585-292-9870  (Rochester NY) and 607-347-4455  (Ithaca NY).

Or we can give you a quick quote via our web portal.

When determining the amount of rock salt or deicer needed, we refer to the products specific guidelines, however you can use the following as a rough estimate.

 

Square Footage of Driveway or Walkway x 3.1 = Total number of pounds of rock salt
(Total number of pounds of rock salt/ice melt) / (50) = Total number of bags of rock salt or ice melt needed

Key:

  • 3.1 = Recommended lbs. of rock salt/ice melt per square foot
  • 50 = 50lb bags (as we carry 50lb bags)

For example:

You have a driveway that measures 100′ long by 40′ wide. 100’x40’=4000 sq feet

4000 square feet x 3.1 = 12400 pounds

(12400 pounds)/50 pounds = 248 bags

Please note:

This conversion is used only a general estimate, and while the Duke Company can give you a more specific measure — the total amount actually needed includes variables that are unpredictable (i.e., weather conditions, amount of snow).

Also, this conversion is only based off of the fact that the snow on top of the ice has already been shoveled.

Examples of Deicers we carry include:

Polar Ice Meltby Kissner

We also carry Polar Ice Meltin bulk, wholesale, pallets and convenient 50 pound bags. Polar Ice Melt is widely respected by Ice Control experts for its exceptional characteristics including:

  • Quick acting in melting ice upon applying.
  • Extensive long lasting time-frame.
  • Capably melts snow and ice to negative 24 degrees Fahrenheit (negative 31 degrees Celsius).
  • Extreme visibility with helpful blue color indicator.
  • Safer on landscaping, vegetation and concrete surfaces vs. many other Ice Melters.

Download Helpful Information on Stop Ice Melt

 

We offer American Rock Salt in wholesale/bulk, bag or pallet 
  • Comprised of 100% natural Sodium Chloride (NaCL).
  • Also known as Halite and Road Salt, is part of the inorganic salt chemical family.
  • Crystalline solid is white and off-white, and has no odor.
  • Safety note:   American Rock Salt complies with the Toxic Substance Control Act.
  • Use common sense when handling Rock Salt & Road Salt by wearing eye
    protection, breathing protection and avoid contact with your skin.
  • While naturally occurring, Rock Salt should NOT be ingested.
  • To avoid caking, store Rock Salt in a dry area with less than 75% humidity.
  • 100% mined in the USA at the American Rock Salt mine located in Hampton Corners, south of Rochester New York.

Download Helpful Product Information: 

MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet for Rock Salt Bag

Since 2004,  the Duke Company has proudly been serving Ice Control professionals throughout New York State with exceptional pricing,  outstanding ice melter products, prompt delivery and outstanding customer service.

The Duke Company ships nationwide and throughout New York including:

Callthe Duke Company at 585-292-9870  (Rochester NY) and 607-347-4455  (Ithaca NY) for all your snow and ice removal needs and information.

Sign-up for the Duke Company’s Rock Salt & Deicer Alerts

Text ‘DUKESALT’ to ’55469’ to receive text messages regarding our hours, extended hours, schedule changes and discount opportunities.

Industries we serve:

Building Maintenance
Car Wash
Concrete / Redi Mix
Construction
Equipment Rental
Governmental
Grocery Retail / Wholesale
Hardware / Home Centers
Hospitals / Nursing Homes
Janitorial Supplies
Landscape Maintenance
Lawn & Garden Centers
Mass Merchandisers
Parking Lot Maintenance
Portable Toilets
Property Management
Schools / Universities
Snow Removal
Transportation / Airports

By David Szydlowski

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Rock Salt, Construction and Snow Removal Equipment Rentals

Where can you find Rock Salt, Ice Melt, Construction and Snow Removal Equipment Rentals?

 

Call the Duke Company for the best values on Rock salt, snow/construction equipment rentals. Our award winning customer service can help you order the products that will best suit your needs and budget. We carry a variety of ice melts (environmelt ice melt), rocksalt (American Rock Salt) and construction equipment rentals (Heat King HK500).

Call the Duke Company

585-292-9870  (Rochester NY), or 607-347-4455  (Ithaca NY).

 

Likewise, you can place an order via our web portal for a quick quote.

We proudly carry: American Rock Salt in bulk, wholesale, pallets and convenient 50 pound bags. 

American Rock Salt is known and respected by Ice Control experts for its exceptional characteristics including:

  • Comprised of 100% natural Sodium Chloride (NaCL).
  • Also known as Halite and Road Salt, is part of the inorganic salt chemical family.
  • Crystalline solid is white and off-white, and has no odor.
  • Safety note:   American Rock Salt complies with the Toxic Substance Control Act.
  • Use common sense when handling Rock Salt & Road Salt by wearing eye protection, breathing protection and avoid contact with your skin.
  • While naturally occurring, Rock Salt should NOT be ingested.
  • To avoid caking, store Rock Salt in a dry area with less than 75% humidity.
  • 100% mined in the USA at the American Rock Salt mine located in Hampton Corners, south of Rochester New York.
  • Download Helpful MSDS & Product Information: 

    MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet for Rock Salt Bag

 

Construction/Heater Equipment Rental

We carry the Heat King HK500. It generates 436,000 BTUs, cures 22,400 square feet of concrete or thaws 11,200 square feet of frozen ground.  It is the most powerful among the Heat King family.  Professionals use it for a faster way to cure concrete and /0r prepare foundation sites.

The Heat King uses centrifugal pumps and circulation loops, which is safer than positive displacement pumps. It has two 250,000 BTU/H burners. It uses two burners giving it redundancy not found in competitors’ machines. The Heat King HK500 also uses fuel oil preheaters, increasing efficiencies and easy cold weather start ups.

 

Technical Specifications

  • Ground thawing capacity                11,200 square feet
  • Concrete curing capacity                22,400 square feet
  • Heater capacity                                 436,000 BTU
  • Run time                                            up to 60 hours
  • Ground Thawing Capacity             11,200 ft²
  • Concrete Curing Capacity              22,400 ft²
  • Temporary Heating Capacity        15,000 ft²
  • Heater Capacity                               436,000 BTU/H Input
  • Field Hoses                                       8 x 700′ – 5600′ Total
  • Length (From Hitch)                        165″
  • Width                                                  81″
  • Height                                                 86″
  • Manifolds (Supply & Return) 8 set of quick disconnect outlets
  • Electrical Requirements                 2 – 15 Amp Circuits, 6-7.5 kW Generator
  • Glycol Tank Capacity                      130 US GAL
  • Fuel Tank Capacity                         192 US GAL
  • Weight (Fuel Tank Full/Empty)   6250/5550 lbs
  • Large Glycol Reserve Large Doors for Easy Access Rubber Torsion Axle Bi-directional Powered Reel Durable Coil Style Heater On-Board Air Compressor

Rent a Ground Heater with Confidence: Download Helpful Information

 

Call theDuke Company at585-292-9870 (Rochester NY) and607-347-4455(Ithaca NY) formoreinformation, business hours, andall your snow and ice removal needs and information. 

Sign-up for the Duke Company’s Rock Salt & Deicer Alerts

Text ‘DUKESALT’ to 55469 to receive text messages regarding our hours, extended hours, schedule changes and discount opportunities.

Industries we serve:

Building Maintenance
College Campuses
Car Wash
Concrete
Construction
Equipment Rental
Governmental
Grocery Retail / Wholesale
Hardware / Home Centers
Hospitals / Nursing Homes
Janitorial Supplies
Landscape Maintenance
Lawn & Garden Centers
Mass Merchandisers
Parking Lot Maintenance
Portable Toilets
Property Management
Schools / Universities
Snow Removal
Transportation / Airports

By DavidSzydlowski

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Rock Salt and Deicer Hours for Thanksgiving Weekend

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By Luke Rotunno

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Happy Thanksgiving to our customer friends and family in Rochester NYIthaca NY and Western New York.

In Rochester NY, the Duke Company`s salt barn is open on Thanksgiving Day from 5 a.m. EST to noon EST.  We are also open the weekend, including Saturday from 5 am to 10 a.m. and Sunday from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m.

To provide our customers with outstanding customer service, we are open extended hours during weather events!

Proudly providing exceptional     Ice Control Products and     Snow Plowing Accessories to customers through out Western New York.

Call the Duke Company for the best prices on Bulk Road SaltIce Melt and Deicers and a complete range of late model, exceptional quality Heater Rental equipment.

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