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when to salt

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by apalermo, Nov 23, 2004.

  1. apalermo

    apalermo Member
    Messages: 42

    what temperature should it be to salt a parking lot?and when.
  2. J HIsch

    J HIsch Member
    Messages: 66

    Salt with the storm, then plow then salt. Best method if you can get the client to go for it. If you apply your de-iecrs just as the precipitation is just starting to accumulate, that the best time. Unless your using liquid deicer, then you have more of a lead way.
  3. RidgeCon

    RidgeCon Senior Member
    Messages: 144

    We use staright salt down to -12 celsius and after that we use a salt /sand mix. We usually try to salt as storm is starting to help keep from packing down and icing over and usually sand after. However changes as conditions do..