There are numerous ways to deal with snow and ice. Snowfighters nationwide are constantly experimenting with different chemical mixtures and methods to find what works best for them and stick with it. However, as snowfighters, we know there is always room for improvement, and brine is the ultimate tool to achieve that. Take a look at these photos that show a comparison between roads with and without brine pretreatment.
For decades, rock salt has been a popular solution for snow and ice control on roads, sidewalks, and parking lots. But as the snowfighter industry has evolved, so has our understanding of the negative impacts that rock salt has on our business and the environment. By primarily using rock salt in your snow and ice control business, you’re keeping yourself from a safe, environmentally friendly, and cost-effective snowfighting operation. In this article, we’ll tell you how to fix that.
Every day, snowfighters nationwide find new and innovative ways to use brine for their snow and ice control operations. One method that has been growing in popularity is “seasoning” surfaces with liquid brine before the first snowfall of the storm season. In this blog post, we’ll tell you how it’s done, why it’s done, and the pros and cons for snowfighters across the nation so far.
Each year, it seems that more people are growing concerned with climate change’s potential to affect various industries, and snowfighters are no different. The threat of shifting weather patterns and increasingly unpredictable winter conditions are enough to get even the hardened snowfighters worried for the future. All the information on climate change out there can feel like information overload, so here’s how climate change will affect our industry from a snowfighter’s perspective.
There's no time to mince words when it comes to keeping the roads open for people who depend on you. That’s why learning the snowfighting lingo is essential to efficient snow and ice control. Whether you’re an experienced vet or a rookie just starting out, knowing these 11 snowfighting terms are as essential as your coat and boots.