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”
Rock salt and grit are used during the winter on roads, public areas and areas around business premises and homes to minimise the risk of injury and accidents due to slippery surfaces. With this in mind, we’ve put together a few facts and a quick guide on how and when to use rock salt/grit effectively. Continue reading… “How to Spread Rock Salt and Grit”
Here in the UK we are no strangers to snow, but yet every year we always underestimate how much we’re going to get, leaving us to struggle once the snow piles up on the roads and thus grinding the UK to a halt! We need to prepare before the winter weather actually arrives, so here’s a reminder of what the past 3 winters in the UK have brought us. Continue reading… “Winter Weather in the UK – A Look Back Over the Past 3 Years”