For businesses and retail shops, late fall and early winter can see an uptick in traffic to their location during the holiday season. While this is great for business, decreased temperatures bring icy and wintery weather. Early storms can present a hassle to holiday shopping. Winter can bring beautiful snowscapes but leads to hassle with your parking lots and walkways of your commercial properties. Snow accumulation on your commercial property or roads can pose significant hazards.
To mitigate these risks, business owners contact a professional commercial snow removal company, such as Dracut Landscaping. Below are the advantages of hiring experts for snow removal tasks.
- Ensures the Safety of the Public during the winter
Allowing snow to build up on your property poses numerous hazards. Neglecting to keep your walkways and parking lots clear from snow and ice increases the risk of slip-and-fall accidents for employees and the public. The winter not only brings snow but sometimes freezing rain or a combination snow ice mix. Working with a professional team that understands the right ice-melting solution is important to keep your property safe. Enlisting the services of a professional snow removal company can avert potential dangers resulting in injuries.
- Save on Costs
Are you a commercial property owner considering purchasing snow and ice removal equipment like snow blowers and snowplows? You may have contemplated assembling a dedicated team for this task. While it may seem like a sound plan, it can quickly reveal itself as a poor financial decision.
Smart commercial property owners focused on cost savings and revenue growth recognize the impracticality of investing heavily in snow removal equipment, particularly given its seasonal necessity. Employing an in-house team for snow removal proves economically unwise.
Outsourcing your snow removal needs can deliver a lot of cost savings while sparing you the additional expenses of equipment ownership, such as repairs and maintenance. Professional snow removal companies assume responsibility for equipment upkeep and understand the best and safest snow removal and de-icing methods, leaving you with an affordable cost for efficient snow and ice removal. This prudent choice frees up your finances for other endeavors.
- Maintaining Curb Appeal
Sustaining your property’s visual appeal during winter can be challenging, you need to prepare your shrubs, bushes, and other soft scape of your property for snowfall properly. Consider effectively tackling this issue with a professional snow and ice removal service. Sometimes, the snow must be removed from the property if the piles become too high and unsafe. These snow removal professionals are well-versed in optimal methods and will keep your property’s appearance tidy and safe all winter.
- Saves You from Liability Issues
Every year, the average number of fatalities and injuries attributed to winter weather with snowy, slushy, and icy road conditions. Moreover, the data indicates a yearly average of 900 fatalities and over 76,000 injuries during snowfall or sleet events is significantly high. Most Massachusetts cities and towns require the business owner to clear sidewalks and walkways. You should not rely on the Mass or Town/City high department to do this for you. Again, check with your city and town officials to learn your local bylaws.
Employers are responsible for their employees’ and customers’ safety. Employing an in-house snow and ice removal team may expose your company to potential liability in an accident. Hiring a professional snow & ice management company can help mitigate liability.
Get a Quote on Commercial Snow Removal Services for Your Business
Trust Dracut Landscaping to provide your business with professional snow removal services this winter. Avoid the risk of employee and client injuries and maintain the look of your commercial property. Leave the snow plowing services to us. Contact us for a quote today.