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, …

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 …

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 …

Packing It Up Early?

Mark Holman

9 Tips for Postseason Snow Pusher Pros The winter of 2016–17 will go down as one of the balmiest in history. Forget about what the Weather Channel or the Farmer’s Almanac predicted. Snowy, long cold winter in the Northeast? Pshaw! Even Billings, MT saw 50°F temperatures during the third week of February. Granted, Billings did end that week on a …

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 …

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 …

The Right Cutting Edge for Plowing or Pushing Snow

Mark Holman

Steel, Rubber or Poly? That depends. by Dale Oberg, Regional Sales Manager  It’s 3 a.m. The snow removal contractor is in the driveway of a condominium complex. He’s already pulled the snow back from the front of the garaged doors and now it’s time to move all that snow to the far end. He lowers his pusher and starts moving …