The winter is on its way and snow will be here sooner than you think.
If you own a business or are part of a homeowners association you need to be prepared for when the first snowfall happens so you have snow plows scheduled and ready to go.
It’s important that you understand the reasons why snow needs to be removed.
- Safety: Not only could someone slip and fall while walking due to the snow but they could also cause a car accident and injure numerous people. This is a liability issue for you. Not only that but you should do your best to protect your customers and the best way to do that in the winter is to keep the roads, parking lots and sidewalks plowed.
- Loss of business: If it’s difficult to get into your parking lot then people may choose to go somewhere else. If they get into the parking lot and discover it’s too slippery to park safely they will leave. Making sure the roads are plowed is a great way to show customers you care about their business and safety.
- Injured workers: If you are running a business that requires your workers to do tasks outside then you could be putting them in danger. You might think that it would be cheaper and easier to have an employee clear the snow from the parking lot but there are news reports every year about people dying while trying to clear snow. It’s better to hire a professional and not put your workers in danger or become liable for an injury.
- It’s the law: Many cities have laws stating that you are responsible for clearing the snow from your property within a certain amount of time after the snowfall or you are liable for any injuries that may occur.
With all of these reasons why you should remove the snow from your property, it would be horrible to be caught without a reliable and professional snow and ice removal service this winter.
That’s why you should make the call now so that you are prepared for the first sign of snow!