Category Archives: Winter

Driving in the Winter, in snow or freezing conditions

Havant-20130311-00360So we, at www.saltgritsupply.co.uk are trying to make people a little more aware of ice on roads and what to look out for on this page and then how to limit the risk by using our service to supply salt to treat the road surfaces and so now to the road.
What if we have to make that journey? what should we do? How should we drive? What allowances should we make for ice?

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Lawn Care – Water logging and excess surface water

 

Water logging can be pretty destructive, In some situations, floods are deadly. Floods destroy paper records and wood and fabric furniture, homes and businesses are devastated, people die; even expensive wine collections are rendered worthless as the labels are soaked off them like in this case after Hurricane Sandy, but enough about the stuff that appears on the news.

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Winter 2012/2013 – An update of our thoughts…

We have had an odd sort of winter so far….

There has been a situation featuring a rapid snow fall, late on a Friday morning, which meant that some sites which had only contracted us to grit areas for 5 days of a week, did not receive specific attention until the following Sunday night/Monday early morning, after being gritted in the early hours of the Friday prior to snow falling. This is the nature of the 5 day cover. Customers who contracted their sites to 7 day cover raised no concerns this year.

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