Why It’s Never Too Early to Think About Snow Removal For Your Commercial Property

Warm, springtime weather has finally arrived and the summer sun isn’t far behind.  You know what that means:  winter preparations need to be made.  Yes, just when you’ve pushed the memory of winter out of your mind, it’s back again.

Why now?  There are many good reasons why starting winter maintenance preparations now is a good idea, and it all has to do with saving you time, saving you money, and making smart decisions.

You’ll Get a Good Snow Removal Company

The good ones go fast so acting early to sign a contract will secure your spot with one that is reputable and will be able to do the job reliably.

Your Commercial Property Isn’t Buried in Snow

This gives contractors the ability to look for things they need to avoid, areas that may need extra attention, and the way the parking is laid out.  Once it’s under snow, it’s all guesswork.

The Snow Removal Company Can Stock Up and Plan

Good snow removal companies do not fly by the seat of their pants.  They need to stock up on supplies, plan routes, hire enough staff, and make sure that they have the right equipment to do the job.  They need to analyze the size of your property and calculate how much time, staff, and supplies are needed to clear your property thoroughly when there’s a storm.  Buying supplies like salt and deicer early will allow them to keep costs down.

You’ll Have Time to Get Multiple Bids

With early planning, you can get several bids from area contractors and have the time to consider them all.  It takes time to obtain the bids as well as carefully looking at each one.  It’s not a matter of going with the cheapest one.  You should ask questions and check references.  Cheap is great but are they dependable?  Do they have enough staff?  What kind of deicer do they use?  More often than not, you get what you pay for.  Starting early means you can make an informed decision.

You’ll Have Time to Budget

If you can get a contract in place you’ll have a better idea of how much it will cost and you’ll have more time to allocate funds.

Why We’re The Best

At Bluegrass, we encourage all commercial property owners to start collecting bids for snow removal contracts now.  We’d be happy to show you how we can meet your snow removal and deicing needs.

Our fleet includes Sno-Pusher plows designed to handle heavy, compacted snow with ease.  It also includes more than 100 pickup trucks with plows, skid loaders, ATVs, and ample crews with shovels to efficiently handle any snow or ice storm that St. Louis winter throws our way.  We use Ice B’Gone deicer which eliminates ice at lower temperatures and is 100% biodegradable.

As we mentioned before, at Bluegrass, we like to plan ahead and that’s why we monitor every storm before and during using The Weather Pros to ensure we’re using the right treatments for the weather conditions of each storm.  Call Bluegrass at (314)770-2828 and we’ll help you plan your snow removal today!