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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …