Winter Gritting Experts

Why An Empty Facility Requires a Winter Vermin Check

February 11, 2021

Rats are a highly successful species which survive the winter months very well, but as the weather becomes colder, they often need to utilise human resources to do so. As such, rat infestations can become a vermin problem for facility managers during the cold winter months. This is especially so during a COVID age where facilities may be being used less than normal being somewhat left to their own devices, dormant. Perfect for a rat looking for winter shelter.

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Is too much winter gritting salt a bad thing?

February 10, 2021

As the country braces for more freezing conditions and sub-zero temperatures, many facilities managers are focused on keeping roads and car parks safe, and free from ice. GRITIT are the winter specialists, and we work in partnership with you to deliver winter gritting and snow clearing services, ensuring your sites remain open and compliant no matter the weather.

When it comes to deciding how much winter gritting salt to use, it is natural to think that “more is better.” However, this is not always the case.

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An Early Bird Catches the Worm With Grounds Maintenance

February 08, 2021

There are certain inevitable grounds maintenance tasks that can only be done at certain times of year, throwing February into the spotlight as a relatively quiet growing time but a relatively busy preparation time. One of these tasks is cutting and maintaining hedges, and GRITIT examines the rationale and legalities behind this annual maintenance task which requires doing on every estate & ground.

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Why now is a good time to fix potholes

February 04, 2021

With the UK continuing to experience sub-zero temperatures, our roads and car parks are beginning to show the tell-tale sign of a harsh winter, namely potholes.

When it comes to staying one step ahead of the risks posed by potholes, our advice is simple: be proactive, rather than reactive. Regular inspections will allow you to identify any compromises to surface structures before they develop into larger potholes.

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How to Prevent Potholes from Becoming a Problem

January 29, 2021

As the country braces itself for another spell of snow and freezing temperatures, it’s critical that your roads, carparks and surfaces are monitored for signs of cracking and potholes.

It’s often the freezing night-time temperatures combined with warmer daytime conditions that make this time of year the perfect recipe for potholes to appear. We look at what you can do to protect your sites from the problem of potholes.

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