Winter road maintenance is most effective when approached from 2 sides: prevention and correction. Preventing and removing snow buildup, can help save lives, extend resources, and keep vital transportation lines clear. Here we will learn specifically about how to prevent and reduce snow drifts from accumulating on vulnerable roadways during the winter.
Ice melt is one of the most important supplies to have on hand before the winter. But did you know that most people use too much of it? Here are a few helpful tips on how to use ice melt responsibly, get the most value for your money, and save yourself time and frustration during the winter months.
In today’s culture, the word chemical has become incorrectly synonymous with “unnatural, toxic, or dangerous.” The truth of the matter is, every substance in our universe is chemical. Products will sometimes tout being “chemical free” without informing consumers about why certain substances are considered either safe or unsafe. On the opposite side of the spectrum, some products include additional chemicals to increase performance, but also increase adverse side effects. So, how does this balance of chemistry and safety apply to deicing products? Let’s take a closer look at the chemical reactions behind deicers.