Snow season can be unpredictable no matter where you live.
Winter home maintenance is a nuisance when done incorrectly, and can be dangerous when left to its own devices for too long. Finding the right snow removal company the first time around ensures your safety in the long run.
Read on for five signs you've found the right snow removal company.
1. Snow and Ice Removal
Snow removal is guaranteed by snow removal companies, but do they offer ice removal as well?
Icy patches on commercial grounds put companies at risk for liability with injuries in the parking lot. At home, it puts children, pets, and even you in danger of slip and fall accidents.
Look for "de-icing" on the company's services page, and you'll be able to have some peace of mind.
There are also snow removal standards. The right snow removal company will abide by them
2. Available at Any Hour
Having snow removal available at any hour of the day is an added convenience that any property owner would appreciate having.
It is especially true if there's an emergency hotline to go with it.
3. The Company Has Certifications
Whether the company has certifications or just tells you which equipment brands it uses, this is a sure-fire sign that it's a trustworthy service.
When these certifications are disclosed online, it allows you (the consumer) to do some vetting of your own to see if they're legitimate and something you'd like to see in your own home.
4. Quality Equipment
In the same way, you can look up certifications. You can also lookup brands of equipment. If you haven't decided on a snow removal company yet, don't be afraid to call and ask how old the equipment is and how often routine maintenance is performed.
Inadequate snow equipment isn't efficient and can be dangerous. It can lead to unseen icy patches. If it's left unattended and begins melting, it can lead to floods, blocked roads and driveways, and overflowing pools, rivers, and even creeks.
The right snow removal company will have up-to-date equipment that gets the job done.
5. Online Presence
Often, an active online presence means a business cares about its customers and its overall brand. It also means the company is active and in business.
Check a company's website, social media, and try contacting them before deciding to use them. Check out their gallery for any previous work, and try to look up reviews on a third party website.
Choose Your Snow Removal Company Carefully
Choosing the right snow removal company for any of your properties is important.
It guarantees the safety of you, your loved ones, and your employees. It keeps your property maintained and easy-to-access, and is crucial.
If you're curious about any of our other services or want to learn more about how our snow removal services can help you this snow season, contact us today.