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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …