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

Why you should consult experts on UK weather preparation

By |2023-09-29T12:50:39+01:00September 18th, 2023|Buildings, Maintenance, Retail, Uncategorised|

Consulting experts like Weatherwise on weather planning in the winter months as a business owner can be incredibly beneficial and cost-effective for several reasons. The weather in the UK in winter can often bring businesses to a standstill if not properly planned. Whether you have a business premises, retail shop or office for your employees

Business closure in snowy weather: the implications

By |2023-08-11T15:30:41+01:00August 21st, 2023|Maintenance|

Business closure in snowy weather can cost an organisation more than just wages. There are many implications for a business needing to close in snowy weather. Closing a business premises during icy and snowy conditions might be necessary for the safety of employees and customers. While this decision can help prevent accidents and injuries, it

Know your grit: what is gritting salt?

By |2023-07-19T12:06:25+01:00August 4th, 2023|Construction, Engineering, Maintenance|

What is gritting salt? Is it just your average salt? The type you might put over your fish 'n chips? No. It’s not. You need to know your grit!   If you are in the market for grit you may be here wanting to know: "What is gritting salt?" So, let’s explore what gritting salt

Who is responsible for gritting my premises?

By |2023-05-23T11:28:20+01:00May 23rd, 2023|Architecture, Buildings, Maintenance, News|

In order to keep our roads safe, effective gritting is essential. However, it is not always clear who is responsible for gritting the roads. If you are here and reading this, it’s likely you are unclear about your responsibility. In this article, we will answer the question; who is responsible for gritting my premises? Gritting

When to grit your premises: Site maintenance in cold weather

By |2023-05-17T11:53:59+01:00April 28th, 2023|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, Maintenance, Marketing, News, Uncategorised|

Knowing how often you need to grit your premises will help to ensure you stay on top of site maintenance in cold weather. Gritting for site safety is vital to ensuring the safety of staff and visitors and reducing costs. It may feel strange to be thinking about getting the gritter out when spring is

How gritting works and who’s responsible for doing it?

By |2023-04-12T16:10:29+01:00April 12th, 2023|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, Maintenance, Marketing, News|

Gritting roads is essential during the winter months in the UK. Knowing how gritting works as a business owner can ensure the roads and pathways around a premises are safe for drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians. The process of gritting involves spreading salt or grit on the road surfaces to prevent ice. It’s something we take