In BC, winter weather can come on suddenly and without warning which is why it’s so important to be prepared for the season. One of the main ways to prepare is to invest in snow removal services for your city or business. Yes, you could spend numerous hours with a snow shovel and do it for free, but the time and energy lost for doing so could be detrimental to you.
Below, we break down why purchasing professional snow removal services can make such a massive impact on the operations of your business or city.
Professional Snow Removal Improves Safety
Winter is easily one of the most dangerous seasons of the year. Snow, ice, and slush can all become hazards in their own way. You’ve likely experienced the difference it makes when roads are plowed versus when you have to inch along with your hazard lights on down a stretch of highway.
Winter services completed by professionals keep your grip walking or driving and stay safe when getting to your destinations when it matters most.
Professional Snow Removal Is More Efficient
Clearing away snow and ice can take as little as a few minutes to as long as several hours or more depending on the size of the area and the amount of snow and ice. This can be especially time-consuming for businesses with large parking lots or long roads.
It’s unlikely that you have ready access to heavy equipment like graders and tandem axle dump trucks, but professional snow removers do. They’re able to clear snow away both efficiently and effectively using equipment like plows, dump trucks, and a variety of other machinery.
Professional Snow Removal Ensures You’re Legally Protected
Many municipalities have legal requirements for accessibility including clean sidewalks, roads, and parking lots. Plus, business owners are on the hook for liability if someone slips and falls on their property if the snow and ice clearing wasn’t sufficient. Therefore, it’s crucial to clear away snow and ice properly and sufficiently.
Snow removal businesses understand these bylaws and are rigorous in their clearing away of snow and ice. Arnica Contracting even offers a comprehensive insurance policy specific to winter road maintenance to cover our snow removal services.
Overall, getting snow removal done by the professionals will not only save you time and energy but many of the headaches associated with keeping space clear of snow and ice.