Category Archives: Facility Maintenance Solutions

How to protect surfaces from salt water corrosion after the ice melts

excessive salt after snow and ice melting

Winter weather is harsh, but it’s not just the cold that you need to look out for. With the onslaught of snow and ice also comes other dangers that can remain even after the ice has melted away. If you’re a homeowner or a business owner, then protecting your property is likely a top priority. Unfortunately, winter can cause serious damage to some of your most expensive possessions including your vehicles or home.

However, by adopting a solid plan for protecting your home, vehicles and business equipment in the winter, you can save yourself the need for many costly repairs. In this article, we’ll be talking about ways that you can stop winter corrosion and other damage in its tracks.

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Removing hard packed snow and ice with a cost effective liquid de-icer

Snow and ice builds up on entrance, sidewalks and driveways around buildings

Winter can be a magical time. Children playing in the snow, families reuniting over the holidays, friends gathering around cozy fireplaces. Of course, along with the colder temperatures comes the sometimes perilous and unpredictable winter weather and piles of snow and ice that never seem to disappear.

If you own a residential property or manage a commercial property, you know how important and difficult it is to keep walkways, entranceways, driveways and sidewalks clear and safe in these conditions. With so many options for granular and liquid de-icers on the market, what’s the best way to remove hard-packed snow and ice?

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Are there pipes leaking or surfaces cracking, looking for emergency repair?

Are there pipes leaking or surfaces cracking?

Leaks and cracks can be devastating to any business. Leaks and cracks mean that your roof and pipes aren’t working properly and can mean many awful things for any business. Water damage, flooding, and chaos, in general, are all in store for businesses who leave leaks and cracks on pipes or roofs unchecked. But is there a way for businesses to fix leaks and cracks efficiently and quickly? Yes, there is, but you’ll have to read on to find out how.

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Preparing your business for Winter

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It seems that the winter season is upon us and as they say, it’s “the most wonderful time of the year”. The snowmaking a beautiful white blanket over our roads and sidewalks, winter storms, cosy fires and quality time indoors, this winter season is bound to be a great one. That is of course if you make sure to keep up on your de-icing. The worst part about this season is how icy and slippery everything can get, and how potentially dangerous that ice can be. However, fear not, because we here at Brodi have a comprehensive guide on how to survive winter, how to get through the treacherous snow and ice. So that you can enjoy all the best parts of winter without having to worry about the dangers.

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Instant de-icer spray – the best to keep windshields from icing up

keep windshield from icing up, using the instant spray deicer Well, it looks like the winter weather is right around the corner. Soon, we’ll have gorgeous white ice and snow-draped all over our respective cities and towns, bringing a brilliant white sheen to the world. Not only do we get beautiful snow, we also get Christmas, cozy fires, skiing and snowmobiles. However, with all these cool and great activities come some hardships– namely, scraping ice that’s covering your windshield. One of the biggest pains in the morning before you have to go to work, this would definitely be the worst part of any winter day. But is there a way to make this process easier? Yes, there is.

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Fixing leaks, cracks and pinholes on cast iron pipes with steel epoxy putty

Cast Iron Pipes repair epoxy puttyThe cast iron pipe. A staple of plumbing for many years, the cast iron has held a special place in the hearts and plumbing systems of people around the world. But what happens when one of those precious pipes breaks? What if it leaks? How could someone possibly fix it by themselves without rigorous plumber training? Is it time to call a plumber and spend money you don’t have? Or is there… ANOTHER way?

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Using wood repair putty to restore small damages on wood structure finish?

stripped screw hole on wood structureWooden supports, beams, floors and other wooden parts can beautify just about any space, whether it be your home or place of business. It gives the place an old-time, rustic, down to earth kind of feel. However, the slow march of time can cause old wood to crack or wear down, making it look rustic but in a bad, trashy way. If this happens to your place of business, do you go out and buy new stuff? Hire a carpenter to tear it all down? Probably not, as some wood supports, beams, floors and other wooden parts are irreplaceable and an integral part of the interior design. So is there another way to restore your wood to it’s former glory?

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Having wood epoxy putty ready for furniture restoration

Antique furniture restoration with it's value, summary imageSo that chair you love is broken, or maybe someone in your place of business cracked some of your wooden furniture. The question that immediately arises after the initial shock is: “shoot, how am I supposed to fix this?” Before you start driving nails into your furniture or before you bust out the handy duct tape, maybe consider taking a look at a wood epoxy putty repair stick.

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Repairing and rebuilding wood with a wood epoxy putty repair stick

For years and years, people have used wood to build, fix and create. However, repairing broken wood has not been so easy, at least for people who aren’t trained carpenters. So what happens when you find a break in the wood at your place of business? Are you going to waste precious money on a carpenter to come and fix it? The answer may lie with a certain product known as: “Wood Repair Epoxy Putty”.

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