5 Steps to Keeping Your Snow Employees this Winter

Mark Holman

By Mark Holman, General Manager It’s almost time to start your busy snow removal season. And you want to make sure that your employees stay on board for the entire winter season—no matter how many snow events your region experiences. However, the long hours away from home, lack of sleep, back-to-back storms with no letup—all of these factors can end …

The Most Efficient Way to Remove Snow from Lots

Mark Holman

Angle Plowing with Wings is Best, but There’s More to It Than That by Dale Oberg, Regional Sales Manager Big, small or in between, for efficient snow clearing in parking lots, angle plowing with wings rules. Nothing compares to the speed of plowing both ways up and down a lot, making uninterrupted passes and moving snow from one side to …

4 Tips to Adding Ice Removal to Your Snow Management Services

Mark Holman

By Mark Holman, General Manager Do you want to boost your snow removal offerings to include ice management? Becoming a full service snow and ice management business will not only increase your company’s bottom line, but will help your community’s businesses stay open during a snow event. Since people don’t want their lives put on hold for a snowstorm, think …

How to Plow Snow and Scrape Ice to a “T” this Winter

Mark Holman

Find Your Super Power Where the Rubber Hits the Road by Dale Oberg, Regional Sales Manager Slip, slide, skid. When it comes to plowing snow and scraping ice with a skid steer, “S” definitely does not stand for Superman. For exceptional clearing, maximum productivity and minimal fuel consumption, you need to do it to a “T”. TRACTION. Without traction, neither …

3 Preseason Tips to Prep You for the Snow Removal Season

Mark Holman

What You Need to Know to Start the Snow Season on the Right Foot By Mark Holman, General Manager There’s no time like the present to get ready for the 2016-2017 snow removal season. This may be your first winter on the road or you may be a seasoned pro. Yet, you know that time is money. Don’t wait until …

Which Skid Steer Should You Buy for Snow Removal?

Mark Holman

The Highs and Lows of Hydraulic Flow by Dale Oberg, Regional Sales Manager High-flow or low-flow? When you’re ready to buy a skid steer, this is going to be a primary question. As with most tools and equipment, the answer depends on how you’re going to use it. It reminds me of the old Scottish song, “Loch Lomond” – “You …

The Right Snow Removal Attachment for Your Skid Steer

Mark Holman

Bucket, Pusher, Plow or Blower? Listen to the Job. by Dale Oberg, Regional Sales Manager                                                                                            …

Truck or Skid Steer Snowplow?

Mark Holman

An Unbiased Look at the Pros and Cons by Dale Oberg, Regional Sales Manager The debate rages – what’s better and more efficient for snow removal, plowing with a pickup or a skid steer? There are strong feelings on both sides. Some are skid steer devotees who wouldn’t plow with anything else. Others like their trucks and would rather be …

11 Tips for Hiring the Right Snow Removal Subcontractors This Winter

Mark Holman

by Mark Holman, Director & General Manager, WolfDesign Now that it’s late summer, you’re probably on the hunt for the best subcontractors to help you with your snow removal accounts. How do you hire the right subs? Here are 11 tips to get you started: 1. Look early. Yes, your snow removal competitors start looking for their subcontractors in September. …

How’s This Snowpusher Strike You?

Mark Holman

UltraPusherTE™:  Introducing the Softer Side of Snow Removal by Mark Holman, Director & General Manager, WolfDesign You’re in for a jolt with the UltraPusherTE snowpusher, as in a pleasant surprise when you feel how much smoother the ride is with one on the front of your skid steer. But now that I think about it, you’re actually in for fewer …