Posts Tagged ‘ winter ’

Five Things Not to Do When Winter Driving

Winter is here, but depending on where you are, you may have already been driving through the snow and ice for a while now. If you’ve had a lot of experience driving in those conditions, you know there’s a lot you can do to prepare yourself and your vehicle to make your travels easier. We’ve been sharing a lot of those tips and tricks lately, and in this season of giving, we’ve got a few more that might make...

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Winter Traction – Why Small Rocks, Instead of Sand

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Home owners can treat icy sidewalks with sand, but on a slippery highway, whipping winds and passing trucks can blow away light material within minutes. Instead, when there’s a need for extra traction, our maintenance contractors often rely on a carefully prepared mixture of gravel and crushed stone. The industry term for it is “winter abrasive.” The particles in this mix need to be heavy enough to stay on the road in a wind, large enough not to vanish...

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