15 Incredibly Cool Facts About Snow

15 Incredibly Cool Facts About Snow

April 17th and it’s still snowing?! Can you believe it? We can’t either! While you’re thinking about snow, check out this snow related article from mentalfloss.com! Impress your family and co-workers with the super cool snow fact you’ll learn!...
Please Don’t Make Me Go Out There

Please Don’t Make Me Go Out There

Many common deicers are dangerous for dogs and can irritate their paws. Some can even cause serious illness if ingested. We hope this article, adapted from the New York Times, will help guide you in the right direction when shopping for pet-friendly deicer. Rock salt,...
6 Eco-Friendly Snow Removal Ideas

6 Eco-Friendly Snow Removal Ideas

Photo: Bulldog1 via Flickr 1. Scatter eco-friendly ice melt substances instead of harmful rock salt. Look for ice melts that combine corrosion inhibitors like Calcium Magnesium Acetate (CMA) or Ice-Ban with salt to make it gentler while still being effective. Find a...
5 Safety Tips for Driving on Black Ice

5 Safety Tips for Driving on Black Ice

Since you can’t always avoid black ice, the next best thing is to know how to stay safe when driving on it. Here are some tips to remember if you find yourself driving on black ice. 1. Go slow and steady Just like driving in snow, you’ll want to go slowly...
Snow problem! How other nations deal with winter weather

Snow problem! How other nations deal with winter weather

In Sweden, snow-readiness is as deeply ingrained in the national psyche as it is in the statutes As with so many things, Sweden seems to lead the way when it comes to managing the seasons. Winter is dealt with by the law book: drivers are required to fit their...