Snow removal is an essential aspect of winter landscaping services. It gives better access to businesses and keeps customers and workers safe from injuries caused by slips and falls. While it’s normally part of a scheduled maintenance plan for building owners, there are many advantages to hiring a professional to handle your services through the entire winter season.
Reduce Liabilities and Eliminate Fines
Business owners are liable for any accidents or injuries that happen on their property. While expensive liability lawsuits are quick to follow, businesses can avoid injuries caused by ice and snow by outsourcing snow removal to professional services.
In addition to preventing lawsuits, you can also avoid the fines that municipal corporations impose on businesses properties that don’t clear their driveways and sidewalks on time. By entrusting snow removal services to a professional company, you can keep your business operating efficiently and safely in your community.
Shoveling is great exercise, but only if you’re fit enough to do it. The combination of heavy lifting and extreme cold can turn out to be deadly for those with existing heart problems, a history of high blood pressure, and a sedentary lifestyle.
Common Injuries that can occur while shoveling snow include:
- Hypothermia from intense temperatures
- Broken Bones or head injuries from slips and falls
- Back Problems or heart attacks from overexertion
Hiring a professional company for snow removal can save you and your staff from potential health risks. For those recovering from injury, or for people who can’t move like they used to, outsourcing snow removal services is a necessity.
Eliminate Equipment Costs
The costs of investing in and maintaining equipment required for snow removal are eliminated when hiring professional services. There’s no need to replace damaged shovels, ensure snow blowers are ready for the winter, or stock up on salt. Professional snow removal companies are prepared for snowfalls so that you don’t have to be.
Professional services also have the equipment needed to remove snow from commercial roofs. Keeping roofs clear of heavy snow can help prevent damage, and improve drainage when the snow inevitably melts in the spring.
Keep Property Clear During Holidays
Snowfalls don’t take time off, so neither do professional snow removal services. If your business closes for the holidays, or your staff wants to spend more time with their loved ones instead of shoveling, hiring professionals for snow removal can help free up time during the busy season.
With flexible scheduling, snow removal services can be tailored to meet your schedule. Being able to customize your services to meet the needs of your business can ensure that you get the best value while keeping your customers and staff members safe during high traffic and holiday seasons.
Snowfalls add another chore for those that already have tight schedules and responsibilities. The added stress of clearing walkways, driveways and roads can be tough to deal with when there are so many more important things to do.
Instead of disrupting your schedule, outsourcing snow removal can eliminate one more task from your busy work schedule and lifestyle, and be something you don’t have to worry about anymore.
Professionals Work Faster
A professional snow remover works much faster than the average amateur. Although using the proper equipment helps, their experience is what counts. Professionals do it every single year and with so many different properties, which makes them good at it.
Professionals also customize their processes to meet your needs. Whether your property has a side entrance for deliveries, or if you want to avoid having your grass ruined by snowplow blades, you can customize a plan with your professional snow remover so that they do the work you need them to do, and consistently get it done right.
State of the Art Landscape Snow Removal
Fast response to winter weather conditions is essential for all industrial, commercial, and institutional settings and property managers.
State of the Art Landscape is one of the largest commercial suppliers of snow removal services in Northern Virginia. We provide snow removal, salting, and sanding of roads, drives, parking lots and pathways at the onset of snowfall for residential and commercial properties.
At State of the Art Landscape, we’re sensitive to clients’ liability exposures. Safety for employees, visitors, and the general public is our priority. Our experienced crews are well trained and are prepared to respond at the first warning of snow, sleet, freezing rain or any combination of adverse weather.
No matter what Mother Nature throws your way, we provide reliable, efficient and effective snow removal services for you. Call us today to see how we can help your home or business.