Efficient Techniques Used In Snow And Ice Management
Yes, snow is beautiful, but it can be dangerous too.
So, when winter hits, your responsibilities are likely to extend beyond just making your property look good— you have to make sure that it’s safe too. This includes keeping your driveway clear, sidewalks walkable, and pathways accessible.
Shovelling can, of course, get the job done. But there are far more efficient techniques for snow and ice removal, which we’ve compiled in this blog.
Efficient Techniques For Snow And Ice Removal
Winters are best spent indoors where it’s warm and cozy. So the quicker and more efficient you are in managing snow on your property, the more you can enjoy the season. Let’s take a look at the snow and ice management techniques that can help you do just that.
Monitoring The Weather
Efficient snow and ice management starts with anticipating how and when snow will fall. By monitoring the weather, you can prepare the gear to wear, tools to use, determine how much time you need, and how often you should be doing it.
For example, if a heavy snowstorm is expected, then you’ll know that snow blowers can get the job done in the most efficient way and that you might need to do this a couple of times during the week. On the other hand, if snow is predicted to fall slowly and steadily, then you can prepare for a day or two of shovelling your driveway (or at least make arrangements to get it done).
Salting and De-Icing
If you’re looking for an even more efficient way to keep snow off your property, salting is a great method to do just that. It works by lessening the accumulation of snow to reduce the risks of slips and accidents. We recommend this for commercial and residential properties that get a lot of traffic, especially during the winter months.
Of course, much like you, we’ve heard just as much scrutiny surrounding the salting method. It’s a good thing, then, that here at Hyland Landscapes, we’ve developed an ice melt mixture that has shown to be less harmful to the environment, animals, and the surfaces on your property in general. We’ll plow these surfaces first and then apply the mixture to keep snow and ice from accumulating.
Hiring A Local Snow Plowing Contractor For Snow And Ice Removal
If snow and ice removal is just not your forte, then you might want to consider hiring a snow plowing contractor. It’s certainly more efficient than trying to do it all by yourself! They’ll have the equipment necessary to clear snow within hours of accumulation so that your property can stay safe without compromising the aesthetics and integrity of your property’s surfaces.
Delegating the task of snow and ice management to a contractor that you can trust takes the stress out of having to do it yourself. If you’re looking for a contractor, then let Hyland Landscapes help. We have the tools and experience to help you manage your snow and ice problem, so you can get through winter snow- and stress-free.
Call Hyland Landscapes For Your Winter Needs
Hyland Landscapes offers safe and insured snow and ice management services to get you through winter. Our team is fully trained in safety measures and best practices for snow and ice removal to offer you the best possible winter services for your property. Reach out to us to learn more about the techniques we use for ice and snow management today!