As a commercial property owner, you have an obligation to your customers, tenants and/or employees to keep the grounds safe and hazard free. Unfortunately, snow is considered a hazard, and if not properly removed, can cause vehicles to crash or people to fall. If you want to ensure the safety of those who frequent your business, invest in commercial snow removal equipment. Here’s a rundown of the equipment you might need:
A Snow Sweeper
A snow sweeper is a piece of equipment that does just as its name implies: sweeps away snow. However, while a snow plow is ideal for flat surfaces, a snow sweeper is perfect for getting snow off of uneven areas, such as gravel drives, dirt parking lots or pathways. They also provide a less abrasive way to remove snow from parking lots, which is nice if you want to keep your parking lot intact.
A Snow Plow
A snow plow is the most popular piece of snow removal equipment, as it is extremely effective and easy to use. Simply attach the plow to a large truck and push the snow out of the way. If you want a quick and efficient way to clear large areas of snow buildup, inveset in a plow.
A Salt Spreader
Salt spreaders are necessary for post snow removal. Salt dries up an area and prevents ice from forming, especially that notoriously dangerous black ice. If you don’t want your patrons to go skidding across the parking lot in their vehicles, or if you don’t want to risk someone falling and cracking his or her head while on your property, invest in a salt spreader along with the other equipment.
Snow removal is an art, and as with all arts, you need to have the proper equipment to get the job done. If you have a snow sweeper, a snow plow and a salt spreader, you can easily maintain your property and keep it clean and free of snow and ice