With winter around the corner, it is crucial to be prepared for the worst conditions we can face in the UK.
Snow and ice often grind the country to a halt. Making sure you have the correct materials to deal with it can be crucial.
We have looked at one item that we find is popular during this time of the year, probrine. It is an alternative to standard salt and has slowly become the norm for dealing with snow and ice.
What is ProBrine?
Probrine is becoming a popular method used to reduce the impact that snow and ice have on our roads and pavements.
Continue reading… “How to Beat the Winter Freeze”
Keeping up to date with the weather is arguably as important as keeping up to date with the news. Most of us will have a weather app or website saved on phones or computers. Whether these sites are accurate or useful is up for debate but, most of the time they will get the weather right, kind of.
There are lots of websites out there, and all can differ slightly in terms of what they say the weather will be like each day. To try and help you pick the best site and avoid being caught in surprise rainfall or heatwave, we have investigated the finer details of the sites and apps and ranked the best ones to use.
Continue reading… “Top 5 Weather Websites To Check Your Local Weather”
With newer technologies and methods, it’s time to revise the way you are de-icing. Liquid de-icers are a fantastic alternative to traditional rock salt for many reasons, here’s what you need to know about them.
Continue reading… “What Are Liquid De-icers?”
With the UK’s unpredictable weather, you can never be too prepared for a sudden drop in temperatures!
Rock salt is the most common form of ‘grit’ and is widely used across the UK to treat roads and pathways to prevent frost forming on the surface.
Here is our quick guide to what rock salt is, when it should be spread and how much should be used. Continue reading… “Rock Salt – Spreading Guide”
Over the past few winters there has been a lot of controversy around what you can and can’t do regarding clearing snow and ice in public spaces – therefore I want to set the record straight the best I can in preparation for the fast approaching winter months. Continue reading… “Clearing Snow & Ice In Public Spaces and Avoid Legal Action”
As the winter period has ended you may think that there is no use for a grit bin, until next year of course, however there are still many ways that a grit bin can be used. Here are the ways that our winter safety equipment can be used during the warmer months of the year. Continue reading… “What else can I store in a grit bin?”
Information is key when purchasing products from an online retailer, whether it be sourced over the phone or by email. We took this into account and have recently introduced a live chat system, allowing our customers to contact our dedicated team directly and instantly. They are on hand Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm to provide product advice and technical support for our range of products.
We’ve put together this brief guide on how to use the live chat system. Continue reading… “How To Use Our Live Chat System”
Our sales office will be closed from Monday 23rd December 12 noon and will re-open on Thursday 2nd January 9am.
All orders placed on our website during this time will be processed and despatched on our return in the new year.
Have A Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year!
Based on what we have seen from past winters in the UK, it’s more than likely that we will be experiencing snow at some point during the coming months. Preparation is the key at this time of the year, and having the right equipment for the job, makes all the difference. Snow shovels are specifically designed for snow clearance as they feature wide, ridged blades and are made of corrosion resistant materials.
Here are our top 5 snow shovels from our range: Continue reading… “Our Top 5 Snow Shovels”
Although winter doesn’t officially start until 21st December, it’s already started to get much colder and the frosty mornings and evenings have returned. Going by the last few winter’s that we’ve had in the UK, there’s a greater chance than ever that the winter weather will affect our lives, so being as well informed as you can about the weather forecast in your area is very important.
This article lists our top 5 UK weather forecast sites to help you keep up to speed with the latest UK weather reports. Continue reading… “Top 5 UK Weather Forecast Websites”