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Interesting Facts About Winter Gritting

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Interesting Facts About Winter Gritting

In the Uk public services offer road gritting for major public roads during the winter months. This means we don’t need to worry as much about slippy roads during below-freezing temperatures. We are lucky enough that local and regional authorities apply grit (otherwise known as rock salt) to road surfaces in preparation for commuting drivers. However, there’s more to it than waking up to find a ready-salted road. The responsibility of ensuring...

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Winter Salt Spreading Guide

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Winter Salt Spreading Guide

The roads can be a bit unbearable during the winter seasons in the UK. The frost formed as a result of the snow rains causes it. But, with the use of Rock salt, also referred to as grit, all the passage routes can be treated. The rock salt works by neutralising the ice formed on the roads, pavements, and the roads, thus preventing the significant ice frost from building up. It reduces the freezing point. The rock salt is usually spread...

Posted by: Admin on: 2019-09-26 13:56:43 Read More

White Salt or Red Salt

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White Salt or Red Salt

When it comes to de-icing, both Red Rock Salt and White Rock Salt are effective. Both salts prevent the development of ice and gathering of snow, work to dissolve fallen snow and ice, and thus create a safer path on pavements and roads.When the term ‘Rock Salt’ is used, it generally refers to red rock salt. It is mined from ancient rock seams. These are ribbons of salt that go through the rock from which it is mined. These were formed from dried...

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What is Rock Salt

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The Importance of Salt Salt is vital to human life, and there are 250 grams of salt in the human body. There is so much salt in the world's oceans that there is enough to cover Britain in a layer of salt fifty miles deep. It has been used in religious ceremonies to symbolise purity and was used by the Egyptians for preserving mummies. Roman soldiers were sometimes paid in salt.What is Rock Salt? Rock salt, known as halite, is a rock composed...

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Staying Safe in Icy Conditions

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Staying Safe in Icy Conditions

When it comes to the winter months and getting colder in the winter season, you don't want to end up in a slip and trip accident. The roads can easily become slippery and cold, causing you to slip and potentially get into an accident. It is important to think about how you can prepare to make sure that you are safe when you go driving on the road. It doesn't matter what size of a property you might have, because you can always take steps...

Posted by: Admin on: 2019-09-26 13:35:07 Read More

How to spread winter salt

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How to spread winter salt

During the winter when roads get icy, rock salt and grit are used to create traction. Likewise, many pavements and other public spaces are sprinkled with grit and rock salt to work toward preventing slippery surfaces that may cause injury to walkers. To help you effectively use rock salt on your property or at your place of business, we've created a helpful guide to address some common questions. Rock salt has been an effective tool during the...

Posted by: Admin on: 2019-09-26 12:15:25 Read More

Preparing for winter in the UK

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Preparing for winter in the UK

The roads around the UK can get very difficult in the winter months. For this reason, it is essential to think about getting ready and preparing what you can so that you don't get caught wishing you had made those preparations earlier. You can expect the temperatures to drop drastically in the winter and there is going to be ice occasionally, and snow. For the most common de-icing solution, people overwhelmingly turn to salt for the...

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Winter Roads Driving Tips

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Winter Roads Driving Tips

As winter approaches thoughts tend to turn to the colder weather and how we can prepare for it. This includes keeping safe on the road. You may find some of the following tips for driving in winter useful. You should ensure that your tyres are at the correct pressure regularly throughout winter. You also need to make sure that your lights are working and that your windscreen and wipers are in good condition. Cruise control should not be used when...

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When is salt spreading used for roads

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When is salt spreading used for roads

Because the weather and road conditions can get so cold in the winter in the UK, it is important to know what you can about salt spreading. That's because salt spreading has proven to be effective at helping to prevent dangerous road situations. It can help clear roads and other walkways etc., whenever the snow comes and it gets colder in the winter. If there is a sudden drop in temperature and it gets much colder, you could easily...

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