In clearing snow and ice across multiple properties this year, it's likely you'll encounter a number of difficult projects that require extensive work before the frozen snow and ice is cleared.
The use of liquids as a means of de-icing surfaces is a relatively new development, having only come to the fore in the last two decades, or so. Previously, most contractors favored the use of solid ice-melters, mostly because adding a liquid to an icy surface seemed counter-intuitive.
New and better products, training opportunities, development of outstanding application equipment, pressure to reduce chloride emissions, and cost savings have made savvy ice and snow contractors recognize the advantage of incorporating liquid ice melt into their overall strategy.
As any reputable snow removal professional knows, service is the name of the game when it comes to keeping your customers' properties safe during the winter. If you don't get snow and ice under control in a timely fashion, the potential for injuries and legal liability is very real.
When you’re procuring equipment for liquid deicing, you can’t take any chances. When using it, you’re on a tight timeline in freezing temperatures and you need to perform. Here are some things to make sure of when deciding on equipment for de-icing.