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Keep Sidewalks, Walkways, and Doorways Clean

Posted by Annika Erickson

Nov 14, 2017 7:19:00 AM

At BOSS, we understand that completing a job goes beyond moving bulk snow and de-icing large areas. Your clients depend on you to keep every inch of their property safe, including the walkways, sidewalks, and doorways. That is why we have brought you three models of walk behind spreaders to keep the properties safe and keep your customers happy.
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SnowCare for Troops Awareness Week

Posted by Katie Schinderle

Nov 6, 2017 3:26:09 PM

Now in its eighth year, SnowCare for Troops has partnered with more than 1,500 snow removal volunteers to offer more than 5,000 military families and veterans complimentary snow and ice removal services.

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Topics: Special Topics

What Spreader is Right for the Job?

Posted by Annika Erickson

Sep 11, 2017 1:05:21 PM

No two ice removal jobs are the same, and that is why we offer multiple options to meet your specific needs. With a variety of features to back you up in your ice control efforts, confusion may arise regarding which BOSS spreader is right for you. Below is a description of the similarities and key differences between the FORGE and VBX spreaders to assist you in your decision!

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Topics: Buyer's Guide

Referrals, Reviews and Ratings – The Three Rs of Snowplow Contractors

Posted by Melissa Gardner

Aug 14, 2017 9:06:16 AM

Asking for reviews and referrals is a business necessity that undoubtedly requires a bit of tact and some best practices.

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Topics: Business Tips

Improve Your Back Drag Ability with BOSS D-Force

Posted by Tyler Steinbrecher

Jul 21, 2017 10:56:01 AM

New for the 2017-2018 plow season is the introduction of BOSS D-Force. Available as an option on new truck plow purchases, this option allows the user to maintain constant hydraulic down force to improve scraping performance while backdragging. D-Force will be available for all new straight-blade truck plows (excludes EXT, Trip-Edge, and Heavy-Duty plows) and will not be retrofittable to existing plows. 

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Topics: Buyer's Guide

Cutting Edge vs. Base Angle

Posted by Annika Erickson

Jul 12, 2017 7:41:10 AM

Working in rugged environments and winter conditions tend to make damaging obstacles unavoidable. As a result, plow equipment often takes a hefty beating - that's just the nature of the beast! Two snowplow parts, the base angle and cutting edge, can be used to combat the inevitable conditions. Though they are similar in function and appearance, they each have a different purpose. To resolve any confusion, here is a breakdown of each part, detailing its function and giving direction as to when you should be using each of them!

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Evolution of BOSS Headlights

Posted by Annika Erickson

Jun 29, 2017 8:42:00 AM

 

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Topics: Buyer's Guide

How to Leverage Social Media for your Small Business

Posted by Annika Erickson

Jun 5, 2017 7:46:34 AM

 

 

Utilizing social media to reach potential and existing customers is the newest trend among small businesses and is a great tool for you to consider to increase your snowplow contracts. After all, 81% of the United States population now has a social media account, according to Forbes. Most small businesses can attest to the fact that there is often a lot to accomplish with a limited amount of resources and funds. Using social media can provide a cost-effective method that reaches customers directly. It also avoids the time-consuming efforts that come hand-in-hand with traditional marketing and advertising. Learn the key steps that can help you leverage social media and make a world of difference in your small business:

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Topics: Business Tips

2017 BOSS Owners Group Winter Recap

Posted by Alex Milinski

May 25, 2017 9:19:33 AM

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Topics: Special Topics

Top 3 Benefits of a Pre-Wet System

Posted by Melissa Gardner

May 9, 2017 8:47:46 AM

While there are a number of brine mixtures used by the snow and ice industry for use with pre-wet and liquid systems, there are three distinct advantages to equipping your in-bed hopper spreader with pre-wet capabilities. These systems spray the material just before it hits the spinner and before you expend unnecessary time and money. If you need some convincing, take a look at the advantages below. Then get your setup ready, fill with your favorite brine mixture, and get melting!


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Topics: Buyer's Guide

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