3 Things to Know About De-Icing

De-icing concept, closeup of salt or ice melt on asphalt

Winter's here in full force, which means that snow and ice are always lurking on the horizon. Don't leave your parking lots, driveways, and sidewalks out in the cold; instead, get ready for any eventuality with winter services like de-icing!

A Crash-Course without the Crash

Of course, the goal of any de-icing crash-course is to avoid the crash. Ice can be a huge problem for drivers and pedestrians, but it can also cause long-term damage to your asphalt--which means that winter pavement services are about to become your new best friend. Turning to the experts is a great way to keep your driveways and parking lots safe, functional, and attractive no matter what the season throws your way.

Here's what you need to know about de-icing!

It's a Safety Thing

It's easy to see why de-icing is such a big deal. Ice is a danger--and often an invisible one. De-icing helps keep visitors and employees safe, reducing your liability (and proving to customers that you're community-minded and detail-oriented).

The Right Amount Matters

It's important to use just the right amount of salt for your asphalt, or you could end up creating new problems while trying to solve the old ones. Salt also needs to be spread evenly to be effective. That's why it's best to let the pros do the de-icing!

Avoid Potential Damage 

Remember that de-icing salt and chemicals can potentially cause damage to asphalt, landscaping, building exteriors, and even indoor flooring if not handled with care. When managed correctly, though, de-icing is safe for your property as well as your visitors.

Want to learn more about de-icing? Looking for winter services for your driveway, parking lot, or sidewalks? Contact us today!

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