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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

So You Want to Get into the Snow Removal Business?

Mark Holman

Tips for First Time Plowers By Mark Holman, General Manager It’s the middle of summer, and you’re looking into an add-on service to cover your landscaping business through the slow winter season. Your area gets a lot of snow and with all of the new retail centers, subdivisions and senior living centers, you know that you can earn a profit …

Avoid Snow Equipment Breakdowns with These 5 Maintenance Tips

Mark Holman

By Mark Holman, General Manager  When you and your crews are out pushing snow during a blizzard, you don’t want to be bothered with equipment breakdowns. From the minor annoyance, such as the snow plow’s cutting edges wearing down or one where the truck stops working mid-job, snow equipment breakdowns keep you and your crews from completing your jobs in …

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 …

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 …