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 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 …

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. …

SnowWolf®: A Storied History of Snow Removal Innovation

Mark Holman

SnowWolf®: A Storied History of Snow Removal Innovation Need to Solution Through the Years by Mark Holman, Director and General Manager, WolfDesign® Firsts. When we take a look back at SnowWolf’s nearly 25-year history of snow removal equipment manufacturing, there have been a bunch of them. We’ve had a steady drumbeat of innovations. UltraPlow™. Tight moldboard curvature. Sharper angle. MegaBite …

Wheels vs. Tracks – What’s Better for Snow Removal?

Mark Holman

By Mark Holman More and more often lately I’m being asked whether a tracked skid steer or wheeled skid steer will perform better in the snow. Why? Tracked machines outsold wheeled machines 51.9 percent to 48.1 percent for the first time ever in 2015 according to Equipment Data Associates, which tracks UCC financing activity in the U.S. for sale and …

SnowWolf® Introduces Ultra-Traction Tread, 10-Ply WolfPaws® Company Improves on Industry’s Original Skid Steer Snow Tires

Mark Holman

The greater the area of rubber pad that hits the ground, the less traction the tire will have on snow and slippery terrain. With the new version of SnowWolf® WolfPaws® (left), significantly less rubber comes in contact with the surface compared to the previous version (right). BURNSVILLE, Minn. (May 2, 2016) – SnowWolf®, a longtime leader in innovation for snow …