Posted by jask Media on 21 April 2022

Can you still paint road markings in the winter?

Are you wondering “Can you still paint road markings in the winter?” If so, you’re not alone. Many people are asking this question right now, concerned they’ve left it too late in the year to apply line markings. Fortunately, we can often still apply them during the winter months, as long as the roads remain dry. Read on to find out more. Can road markings be applied in the winter?...

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Posted by jask Media on 25 November 2021

How a refurbishment will improve every aspect of your sports court

A playing surface that is old, tired, damaged, or afflicted with faded markings can affect the enjoyability, health and safety of users. If you’re responsible for the maintenance of a sports court or playing field, whether it’s located on your own property or as part of a commercial facility, it’s vital that you’re aware of the pitfalls of poor maintenance, and understand how a refurbishment can improve your sports court...

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Posted by jask Media on 19 September 2021

Which is better paint or thermoplastics for line markings?

Many people wonder ‘Which is better paint or thermoplastics for line markings?’. In this article, we will discuss the key differences between paint and thermoplastics and why one option may be better for your needs than the other. Once you know the key differences between paint and thermoplastics, you can come to an informed decision on which option is right for you. Paint versus thermoplastics If you need to create...

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Posted by jask Media on 15 August 2021

When did road line markings first get used?

Road line markings convey important information to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. They allow people to understand road systems and become aware of upcoming hazards, helping to control traffic and reduce accidents. Road markings may seem like they’ve been around forever, but they are actually a relatively new invention. If you’re wondering when did road line markings first get used, read on. What year were road line markings introduced?  Road markings...

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Posted by jask Media on 28 July 2021

How do they make the lines on the road?

Are you wondering “how do they make the lines on the road?” If so, you’re not alone. This is a common question, with many people intrigued as to how these perfect white markings get onto our nation’s highways. At Road Marking Services, we’re a leading white lining contractor and we know all there is to know about applying white lines to roads.  What are the white lines on roads? [caption...

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Posted by jask Media on 25 May 2021

What are the most popular school playground markings? [Infographic]

School playground markings provide a whole host of benefits. Aside from bringing colour and interest to a playground, they also encourage imaginative play, sports and fitness, and provide resources for learning. At Road Marking Services, we regularly lay school playground markings in Leeds and Sheffield. Our experienced team use the best quality equipment and latest methods to achieve a finish that’s second to none. Read on to find out what...

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Posted by jask Media on 25 March 2021

What are ghost markings on our roads?

So what are ghost markings on our roads? Line markings are one of the most important aspects of road safety. They separate traffic effectively and tell road users where they should be and what they are allowed to do. However, when we remove road markings due to changes in layout, ghost markings sometimes appear. These markings can confuse road users, potentially leading to accidents occurring. Read on to find out...

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Posted by jask Media on 27 February 2021

What is the history of road markings?

Road markings may seem like they’ve been around forever, however, that’s just not the case. So what is the history of road markings? The first road markings in Sheffield, Leeds, and across the UK were only introduced in 1918, coming in the form of the famous white line. Road markings grew considerably throughout the ‘20s, although it wasn’t until 1926 that office guidelines on their use were introduced by the...

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