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Finding Rock Salt Alternatives To De-Ice

Each year the US alone uses 15 million tons of de-icing salt.  The use of salt makes snowy roads and sidewalks much safer, but that’s not without other costs. There are many reasons why you might be looking into alternatives to rock salt this season.  Often in mid-to-late winter, particularly after a rough patch of [...]

February 21st, 2019|

No Slip Ways To Cope With Icy Weather

It doesn’t matter what the groundhog said, winter is still blasting North America.  The most recent batch of snow, rain, ice pellets, and sleet has people buying salt by the bucket load, smashing ice off their car windows with gusto, and wondering what they can do to help prevent slipping and sliding all over the [...]

February 14th, 2019|

Keeping Warm When the Power Goes Out

Thanks to a Polar Vortex making itself famous all over North America, this winter has brought us extreme cold warnings, frozen pipes, and on the lighter side of things, the Frozen Pants Challenge social media phenomenon. While complaining about the weather seems to be a shared pastime of many, it helps to put some of [...]

February 7th, 2019|

Tips to Make Your Snow Shovelling a (Winter) Breeze

Is your shovelling game strong?  Recent weather across the country has many of us reaching for our rock salt, snow shovels, and then for some pain medication to help ease aching backs.  The good news is, beyond moving south, there are many tricks and tips you can apply to help you shovel better, faster, and [...]

January 31st, 2019|

How To Build A Roadside Emergency Kit

There’s something about winter weather bringing in storms that gets us all thinking a little bit more about emergency preparedness.  Whether you’ve had your car break down on the side of the road, lost control during some black ice and found yourself in the ditch or ended up stranded thanks to Mother Nature laying down [...]

January 25th, 2019|

How to Brighten Blue Monday

Blue Monday (January 21st this year)  is said to be the most depressing day of the year.  Why?  It’s when everyone is broke from holiday spending. The days are short and the nights are long.  It’s cold. Our vitamin D supplies are at an all-time low, and it’s just what marketers want us to believe [...]

January 18th, 2019|