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Puddles in lot

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by qualitycut, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. qualitycut

    qualitycut PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,231

    I have some puddles in a lot where the concrete dips and doesnt drain. If I salt it will it not freeze, or what can I do.

  2. T-MAN

    T-MAN PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,363

    Lets see Traffic, Hope for high temps, lots of wind, and more salt.
  3. mullis56

    mullis56 Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 824

    Looks like you salt.
  4. coldcoffee

    coldcoffee Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    Those are always problem areas. I have a few which I don't mind because they usually require extra salt apps after storms. The salt may work at first depending on temp and how much water they are holding, but usually stay slushy and like to refreeze after a snow event causing black ice which will need to be re-treated. Some companies have to learn the hard way that it's sometimes cheaper to repair or not go w/ the cheapest paving estimate.

    Either way, I'll always be more than happy to melt it for them again. payup