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Being prepared for the unpredictable Winter weather

By |2024-06-17T12:00:35+01:00July 1st, 2024|Maintenance, Uncategorised|

In the UK the Winter weather can be unpredictable and harsh, posing significant risks to businesses. Being prepared for freezing weather is not just a precautionary measure—it's essential. Here’s why your business can't afford to be unprepared when winter strikes. Safety first First and foremost, safety is paramount. Freezing temperatures, snow, and ice can create

Why your business should enlist the experts for icy weather

By |2024-06-04T10:52:20+01:00June 4th, 2024|Maintenance|

Enlisting experts for extreme weather conditions is a savvy strategy to ensure your business remains resilient and operational, no matter what mother nature throws your way. As someone deeply familiar with the intricacies of business continuity, let me take a minute to talk you through why this is such a smart move. First and foremost,

How can gritting companies be more sustainable?

By |2024-06-04T10:33:59+01:00May 31st, 2024|Uncategorised|

We believe that gritting companies play a crucial role in ensuring safety on roads during winter months by spreading salt and other materials to prevent ice formation. In recent years, there has been a growing emphasis on how de-icing can be more sustainable. Here, we explore how they can be. Eco-friendly grit One way gritting

Should I DIY grit my business premises?

By |2024-05-01T13:49:20+01:00May 1st, 2024|Uncategorised|

Deciding whether to DIY grit your business premises is a crucial consideration for any business owner, as it directly impacts the safety and accessibility of your property during icy conditions. While it may seem cost-effective to handle gritting on your own, there are several factors to carefully weigh before making a decision. One key aspect

Gritting: what does it cost?

By |2024-04-08T14:44:14+01:00April 15th, 2024|Buildings, Maintenance|

Gritting, an essential aspect of maintenance operations, plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and functionality of outdoor spaces, particularly during the winter months. The cost of gritting for a maintenance team can vary depending on various factors such as the size of the area to be covered, the frequency of gritting required, the

Is the price of gritting the formation of pesky potholes? It needn’t be.

By |2024-04-08T13:36:27+01:00April 8th, 2024|Maintenance, Uncategorised|

Gritting the roads during winter plays a crucial role in maintaining safe driving conditions, but have you ever considered how this practice impacts the formation of potholes? Let's delve into the relationship between road gritting and potholes and look into how we can minimise the potential damage. When winter arrives, road maintenance teams across the

Will I get sued if someone falls on ice at my premises?

By |2024-02-27T13:26:06+00:00March 29th, 2024|Maintenance, Uncategorised|

What is the law? In the UK, the law regarding slips and falls at a business premises falls under the Occupiers' Liability Act 1957 and the Occupiers' Liability Act 1984. These laws require businesses to ensure that their premises are safe for visitors and customers. If someone slips at your business, the key factors that

Is your university campus an ice rink in winter?

By |2024-02-27T13:25:08+00:00March 15th, 2024|Uncategorised|

During the winter months in the UK, the responsibility for gritting a university campus typically falls under the site management department. These dedicated teams work diligently to ensure that paths, car parks, and other high-traffic areas are safe for students, staff, and visitors to navigate during icy conditions. By proactively spreading grit or salt on

How does a hot summer impact winter gritting in the UK?

By |2024-02-27T13:41:06+00:00March 1st, 2024|Uncategorised|

How does extreme heat in the summer impact winter gritting in the UK? Extreme heat in the summer can have various impacts on winter gritting in the UK. One of the main effects is that prolonged heatwaves can cause a depletion of salt reserves used for winter gritting. When temperatures soar in the summer, it

Is the air temperature the same as the ground temperature?

By |2024-01-23T11:33:02+00:00February 21st, 2024|Uncategorised|

The difference between air temperature and ground temperature There is a difference, it's not immediately obvious to those who don't work in weather though - let's explore! During the day, the ground can absorb more heat from the sun than the air, causing the ground temperature to be warmer than the air temperature. At night,