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Mobile Tools That Help You Run Your Snow Removal Business

Posted by Taylor Peiffer

Jan 30, 2014 2:51:00 PM

There’s no doubt that we are in the technology age. Now a days everyone has a "smart" something, be it phone or tablet each stuffed with fun apps. However, Angry Birds isn’t the only thing out there. There are many apps that are designed to help us organize and manage our lives. There are also apps that can help you run your snow removal business. Read below to see how you can turn your phone or tablet into a powerful business tool.

 

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Before You Buy That Diesel Snowplow Truck

Posted by Mark Klossner

Oct 30, 2013 9:30:00 AM

Diesel pickup trucks have no doubt gained in popularity over the past few years, and for good reason. Diesel trucks have outstanding “work” characteristics, with loads of torque and relatively good fuel economy. They have a reputation for giving their owners a long life of powerful, durable and reliable operation. But when it comes to buying a diesel-powered pickup truck for plowing snow, there are a few things you need to know before a purchase. It’s really important to do your homework ahead of time to avoid purchasing a new truck which may not have the capacity to safely handle a snowplow.

 

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A Snow and Ice Management Guide to De-Icing Materials

Posted by Taylor Peiffer

Aug 20, 2013 6:30:00 AM

 

Anti-icing and de-icing are key elements in the snow removal industry. When it comes to melting ice, you need to start early and spread often because prevention of the ice from forming is the goal. Using a combination of anti-icing and de-icing methods can save you time and money. But before you can begin to prevent ice, you must understand how de-icing materials work.

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How Snow Removal Contracts And Stock Portfolios Are Alike

Posted by Jodie Gilroy

Oct 1, 2012 7:00:00 AM

Diversify, diversify, and diversify! For those who have consulted with a financial advisor on investing in the stock market, this mantra is very familiar.  Similarly, when it comes to putting together a portfolio of customers for snow removal contracts the same cadence often applies – diversify, diversify, diversify.  Because of that, there are several pricing models that snow removal professionals offer to their customers when securing bids for the upcoming snow season. Particularly for commercial snow removal, a mix of models can prove to be successful as it provides diversification to accommodate for fluctuations in weather patterns. 

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Snow and Ice Solutions From A Snowplow Veteran

Posted by Mark Klossner

Nov 9, 2011 12:00:00 PM

Chris James, owner of Chris James Landscaping, has offered full landscaping and snow and ice removal services for residential and commercial clients throughout Northern New Jersey for 30 years.  

James, a Certified Snow Professional through the Snow & Ice Management Association, says he focuses on snow and ice services throughout the winter months and is always looking for ways to improve his business.

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