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 …

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 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, …

5 Tips to Market Your New Snow Removal Business

Mark Holman

By Jessica Boldt, Marketing Coordinator  So, you’ve decided to start a snow removal business. Since it’s still summer, you’re ahead of the game because this is the time to start marketing your services to potential clients. If you already own a green industry company—such as lawn care or landscaping—finding customers will be a cinch. You just need to look at …

4 Factors You Need to Include in Your Snow & Ice Removal Bid

Mark Holman

By Dale Oberg, Regional Sales Manager So you decided that you want to add snow and ice removal services to your green industry business. Now that it’s in the middle of summer, you know that you need to start connecting with potential clients, writing up bids and checking to make sure that you have the right equipment to get the …

Why Your Snow and Ice Removal Company Needs to be Well Insured

Mark Holman

Even though it’s in the middle of the snow removal season, you still need to make sure you have enough insurance coverage for your snow and ice management company. How do you know if you have enough coverage? Or do you have too much? At the very least, you should have invested in general liability insurance to protect yourself and …

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. …