Are you and your car ready for winter? The first frosts are likely to be on us fairly soon, and the clocks are going back. Long, cold, dark winter evenings will soon be a fact of life, as will driving home in the dark. Have you done all you need to make sure that you and your car are winter-fit? Follow this handy checklist and you will soon know
As the nights draw in, and the clocks go back, it seems like a good time to consider winter safety and how to keep yourself healthy and well throughout winter.
We all know that the best advice about driving in snow and ice is don’t! But what if you have to drive? Follow these tips for winter, and hopefully you will stay safe.
Snow and ice can cause all sorts of problems around the house and garden, so it’s worthwhile taking a bit of time now to make sure that you won’t have problems when winter arrives. Follow our guide to protecting your home against snow and ice and be safe this winter.
Well, this is always a topic that gets drivers talking! How should you defrost your windscreen if you keep your car on the drive or the road, and not in a garage?
As you’re getting in stocks of grit salt or de-icing salt ready for winter, you might want to think about where you’re going to store the salt, and how you’re going to spread it. Rock salt suppliers can usually also supply grit bins in various sizes, and spreaders, so it’s a matter of deciding which one will suit you. Check out this little guide to storage and distribution, and you will be able to buy with confidence.
It may seem early to be thinking about winter, but the first frost will be on us before we know, and there are plenty of jobs that are much easier to do while the weather is warmer. So get ahead, and get yourself sorted out in plenty of time for winter.
Hopefully the roads will be taken care of however clearing our driveways from ice and snow is a job we have to tackle ourselves. Make sure you are prepared for winter in advance so you save time, money and to keep safe Here is our guide to keeping your drive ice and snow free.
There are many jobs that we have to do around the house and garden to make sure your ready for the cold days and nights of British winter. Here is a quick check list of things you may have forgoten to do or check: Check exterior water pipes are insulated from frost. Clean gutters and roof gullys out. Check bulbs in outdoor lighting Feed the lawn with a winter lawn feed... more info Mulch flowerbeds and borders and fleece any delicated plants. More winter garden tips Keep leaves out...