6 Tips to Keep Your Crews Busy Between Storms

Mark Holman

By Mark Holman, Co-CEO So, Mother Nature has finally given you a break between storms. And it’s a well-deserved break too. However, if there is too much time between storms, you may find that your crews are getting bored. Why not take the time to refill, restock and resolve company issues during this downtime? In addition to the typical equipment …

6 Tips for Surviving the Holidays as a Snow Pusher

Mark Holman

By SnowWolf Staff The holidays are upon us and depending on where you live in the U.S. or Canada, you may have a white Christmas. While you may enjoy listening to carols extolling the beauty of a white Christmas, snowstorms may keep you away from family over the holidays. Do you know how to survive the holidays as a snow …

How to Keep Everyone Safe on the Road—Including You

Mark Holman

8 Tips to Maintain Safety during a Snowstorm By Mark Holman, Co-CEO While safety is number one on your mind when you’re out plowing snow, there are drivers who will still try to get by you. When there are impatient drivers, who are honking their horns, getting into your blind spot or just simply speeding up to get around you, …

What’s Your Favorite Snow Gear?

Mark Holman

By SnowWolf Staff  When you’re out in the field, clearing snow and ice for your customers, what is your favorite snow gear? You know it needs to keep you warm from head to toe. But does your gear also have deep pockets to hold a cell phone or some tools? At SnowWolf, we asked some of our employees who used …

10 Tips You Need to Know about Slip & Fall Claims

Mark Holman

 By SnowWolf Staff  Please note that the information presented in this blog is informational only. It doesn’t replace your lawyer or insurance agent’s advice. Always consult your insurance agent or your lawyer for questions pertaining to your policy and contract. As a relatively new snow fighter, you know that your job to move snow and provide ice management is risky—simply …

18 Night Plowing & Safety Hacks

Mark Holman

By Mark Holman, CO-CEO It’s Jack’s first night out on the road pushing snow from a parking lot so a strip mall can open its doors tomorrow morning. Jack feels tired and hungry. And the plow has stopped working. So, he gets out of his truck to see what the problem is, and he starts fixing it—only it’s taking him …

Add Anti-Icing to Your De-Icing Services This Winter

Mark Holman

By: SnowWolf Staff In the past few years, the use of brine as an anti-icing agent has grown in popularity. The one drawback, however, for smaller snow management companies is making and storing brine for the winter season. But, there are pre-made brines on the market for you to try until your business gets to the size where it makes …

15 Tools to Put in Your Emergency Plow Repair Kit

Mark Holman

By SnowWolf Staff The last thing you want to worry about when you’re in the middle of a blizzard is your truck breaking down. But if it does, you want to make sure that you have the right tools to make a quick repair and get back to work. In this blog post, you’ll get 15 tools to put in …

6 Hacks to Get Your Clients to Pay on Time

Mark Holman

By Mark Holman, Co-CEO You get in your truck on a dark, cold night to push snow so your client can open up their business on time the next day. You do the work—even get complimented on the thorough job you did, but when it comes time to pay, the customer is AWOL. Frustrating, isn’t it? And yet, it’s part …

How to Start a Seasonal Snow Removal Business

Mark Holman

By Dale Oberg, Regional Sales Manager Photo Credit: Winter Nurseries Landscaping You’ve decided to move forward with your seasonal snow removal business. Now, you need to do your homework to prep for the upcoming winter season. The next steps involve deciding on who your clients will be, the tools you’ll need to complete the jobs and how to sell your …