Did you know that Minneapolis averages 52.4 inches of snowfall per year?! That is over four feet of snow and almost double what the average snowfall is in the rest of the United States.
A lot of you have had to go through the time and effort of shoveling snow on your property or deicing your area. Some probably wish they had snow removal services to help them with these tasks.
But, how does it work? Why do you need it?
Here are some of the pros of hired snow removal.
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Avoid a Lawsuit
When it comes to snowfall, one of the most dangerous things for a business or a property owner is to get sued. This can happen because of a slip and fall on your property, especially if you are a large business.
Commercial snow removal will have people dedicated to not only shoveling your walking areas but also continuously salting sidewalks. This will keep walkways clear and walkable but most importantly, significantly reduce the chances of someone slipping on your sidewalk and holding you liable for it.
In business, time is money. Snow removal will help you focus on the aspects of your business rather than worrying about the weather and trying to get people in the door.
If you are a small business, you will not have to take time out of your day to focus on snow rather than selling your service or product. Larger businesses will not have to worry about sparing non-experienced employees to shovel and ice walkways.
Also, you will not have to worry about whether you or your employees did the shoveling and salting right when you have professionals on your side.
Discover Problems Faster
Something most people probably do not think about with snow is what happens to their pipes and roof.
We have seen just in Minneapolis how too much snow on a roof can lead to a collapse like with the Metrodome over a decade ago. As for pipes, we have seen in Texas how a lack of preparation for frozen pipes can cause a ripple effect.
A professional service can help you with roof snow removal before damage to your roof occurs. And, they can do regular maintenance on pipes to keep them from icing and keep drains around your business from icing.
Snow Removal Services Save Money
Yes, there is an upfront cost of having a professional snow removal service, but what about the hidden costs?
Some things you may not consider when deciding whether to hire somebody are how many business hours you save? How many more customers can you get in the door?
Then, there are factors like having to buy your own snow equipment and maybe hiring an extra man or two for the day to shovel snow out and salt the sidewalks.
When you add up all of the hidden costs, you will end up with a lot more money in your pocket by giving some of that to professionals.
Consider More Outdoor Improvements
Snow removal services will not only make your business more efficient. But will greatly improve your outdoor appearance and operations.
Read more here to find out more about how you can make outdoor improvements for your business.