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    A Guide to Snow Removal, Snow Melting Mats & Facility Maintenance


    Connecticut School District Increases Safety, Lowers Liability Risk with Snow Melting Mats

    Posted by Ryan Williams on May 10, 2017 9:14:00 AM

    Doraville, GA, May 2017 With winter temperatures in East Hartford, CN, dipping into the teens and typical snowfall accumulation registering 45 inches a year, reducing winter-related slip-and-fall accidents is a serious concern at East Hartford Public Schools, where the average school grade ranges between 500 and 550 students.  To meet the safety challenge, the school district recently had a HeatTrak Snow Melting Mat System installed on a walkway to one of its school buildings to keep it clear of snow and ice during harsh winter weather.

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    Topics: Heated Floor Mats, Snow Melting, Snow Melting Mats, Safety, Press Release

    10 Facts about Heated Snow Melting Mats that will help you Sleep at Night

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jul 18, 2016 12:00:00 AM

    Snow melting mats offer the perfect snow removal method for businesses and residential properties. Now you can afford to sleep comfortably during those long, cold winter nights, without worry of impending snow storms.

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    Topics: Heated Floor Mats, Snow Melting Mats

    How to Properly Store Your Commercial Snow Removal Equipment

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jul 5, 2016 4:00:00 PM
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    Topics: Snow Melting Mats, Snow Removal

    Liability Issues Make Winter Snow Removal a Top Priority

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jul 6, 2015 10:14:30 AM


    Even under the worst weather conditions, business continues. People still need to get to office buildings, hospitals, universities, and other facilities. Ineffective maintenance of the grounds in inclement weather can result in severe liability for injuries caused by people falling due to accumulated snow and ice. Here’s what you need to know to protect your facility’s assets from these types of lawsuits.

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    Topics: Snow Removal, Snow Melting Mats, Commercial Property Management, Facility Management

    7 Ways Snow Melting Mats Can Help Facility Managers

    Posted by Ryan Williams on May 21, 2015 2:33:00 PM

    1. Protect your company from slip and fall lawsuits

    Heated snow melting mats could help you eliminate or significantly reduce liabilities associated with slip and fall accidents. These portable mats are designed to lie on top of existing surfaces. They keep surfaces constantly clear and safe as the system works around the clock, melting snow and ice. Their safety features are enhanced by a continuous groove pattern in the mats, which provides extra traction for additional safety. These outdoor heated mats work better than any heavy duty snow removal equipment.

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    Topics: Snow Melting Mats, Facility Management

    Advice for Facility Managers on Winter Preparation

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jul 1, 2014 12:00:00 AM

    Although not everyone is convinced of Farmers Almanac’s predictions that Winter 2014/2015 will see three-quarters of the United States experiencing below-average temperatures, Winter 2013/ 2014 should be a warning.

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    Topics: Snow Melting Mats