Snow & Ice Industry News


Why Weather Apps Are Bad for Snow Contractors

Leading up to a potential snow or ice storm there is much preparation that needs to be done. Knowing the weather forecast is one of the most important things to stay on top of snow fighting. Will My Smartphone App Tell Me What I Need To Know About the Storm? It’s 2018 and information is right at our fingertips. Smartphone weather apps are one of the most popular sources of forecast information these days. They are generally okay for deciding …

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Buyers Products Introduces Anti-Ice Systems

Everyone is taking about the potential ice shortage, right? Will there be enough, what are we going to do about ice management? While it is always hard to predict this early in the season, ice management has always been a hot topic and has rose in popularity among contractors in recent years. Buyers knows ice management is an important component of being in the industry. Their 550-gallon gas-powered spray systems are perfect for commercial use. These reliable products make your job …

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Get a Deal Before Winter Arrives

September Deals Ending Soon Winter is near and there are many great September deals in play. SnowPlowNews.com has put together a list of promotions this month so you can find them all in one easy location. Score a deal now before it’s too late!   Sno-Way Grand in you Hand Promo https://www.snoway.com/promotions.cfm/38/sno-way-grand-sale Pretty aggressive for a Manufacturer to offer up to $1K in rebates when all others are raising prices – Certainly worth the consideration Sno-Way Gear Up For Winter Contest – …

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Buy Your Snow Plow Now to Beat the Price Increase

Buy Your Snow Plow Now to Beat the Price Increase You can expect Snow Plow prices to go up as we get closer to winter.  You may have heard the US is in a trade war with China and that trade war is making the price of steel skyrocket.  That change in steel price is forcing some manufacturers to adjust their prices for every order of plows a dealer receives (as a steel surcharge added to the order). We have …

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Fisher HC Plow Line Replaces Successful MC Line

Replacement for Fisher MC Line has Arrived Fisher has deep roots in personal plows for homeowners, but commercial plows are their larger market. Their new commercial line, HC, is a replacement for the long running MC plow line. While products need to be revamped, Fisher understands that you don’t always need to start from scratch. That is why they took all of the features and benefits that made the MC line successful and put them in the HC line. Accessories, …

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Chevy Silverado 4500-6500 – Plow Ready Trucks

Chevy Silverado 4500-6500 Plow Ready Trucks The Chevy Silverado 4500 is ready for you to start plowing! This new truck starts at 15,000 lbs. and goes all the way up to 22,900 lbs. The capacity of the Chevy Silverado 4500 speaks for itself. The truck is also available in 2-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive. This easy to drive truck also features a regular cab or crew cab depending on your fleet needs. Increase your productivity with Chevy’s new plow ready …

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Mills Insurance – Documentation Standards

Organization is Key Time to get organized. Mills Insurance wants to make sure you are the most organized contractor out there. Documentation standards are something you as a contractor need to keep up with. There are so many resources out there for you to utilize. Monitor Everything Rally your team together and start going through your documentation standards and how they hold up to the industry standards. Be sure you are monitoring everything you are doing. Photos, time-stamps, logs etc. …

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Mills Insurance – Get your insurance plan in place

Rest Easy with Pre-Planning Get your insurance plan in place. Plain and simple you need to plan ahead and you need to do it now. When you have all of your insurance needs put to bed well before your season starts, you can rest easy. The rest of the job is what you know how to do and its why you’re in this industry. Don’t Sign before Your Insured! When your insurance is in place well before you sign any …

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Pro-Tech Snow Blade for Skid Steer

Pro-Tech is built on a solid foundation of quality, durability, customer service and high performing products. The value of their units can be seen through their passion for snow and ice management. Innovation and durability set them apart. Contractors are critical in the snow and ice months and you can be sure that Pro-Tech will back their products with performance. New Features Pro-Tech latest product is the Snow Blade for Skid Steer. This straight blade plow now comes with wings. …

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Schmidt Stratos Superior Spreaders

Schmidt leads the way with technology for v-box spreaders in the industry. Specifically with their B50 Schmidt Statos. Looking for more control of the material you are spreading? The capability of the Schmidt Stratos Spreaders is top-notch. Their spreaders give you the most control of what direction your salt, sand or any elements you are spreading goes. You’re in charge and have complete authority out on the road. Safety is Top Priority Safety is another major concern for Schmidt. Distracted …

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