Category Archives: Parking Lot Maintenance

Any Information dealing with Snow and Ice on a Parking Lot or Structure.

Is it Really That Good?

Every now and then we are approached with claims of how a product of all products, will solve all or our problems! It can be the latest cell phone, new car or any number of snake oils. I have talked … Continue reading

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Response to Recent Comments.

I truly appreciate comments from folks that take the time to read my post. I had a couple of comments recently from David S., regarding the Mixing of Calcium Chloride w/BOOST and salt brine. David questions the fact that Beet … Continue reading

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Gathering Deicing Information by Storm Event!

I have been asked numerous times why a product or a deicing method didn’t work during the last storm, It worked before?? There are lot’s of reasons. What was the temp, surface or air? What was the application rate? Was … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Deicer, A Better Alternative.

Most of the de-icers we use on roads and sidewalks are simply salt—common, everyday Rock Salt. Sounds innocent enough, right? But when salt mixes with snow and melts into the soil, the salt begins its dirty work underground, preventing water and … Continue reading

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Can I Use BOOST With Salt Brine?

We have had this question numerous times from Customers. The answer is simple, YES!! Salt brine works faster, colder and has the added benefit of the BOOST* organic additive that ads the residual, helping to keep the salt on the pavement … Continue reading

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Salt Prices for Upcoming 2014 – 2015 winter season.

I have been hearing that salt prices would be going up this coming winter season. It looks like the increases will be hefty. The following is an excerpt from the Detroit Freepress, it confirms what I have been hearing from … Continue reading

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Winter Parking Lot and Sidewalk Maintenance Manual

parking lot manual I am adding a Parking lot and Sidewalk Winter Operations manual for those that want to increase the level of service they are providing to their customers, while controlling operating cost. Just click on the link above … Continue reading

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