The winter season can bring a lot of unpredictable weather that may either leave a lovely blanket of soft glistening snow on the ground, or end up a dangerous sheet of ice that can cause many different problems for both pedestrians and drivers.More details at-springfallslandscaping.
To avoid these dangers, most people prefer calling commercial snow removal companies to professionally take care of the snow and ice. The top commercial snow removal companies are equipped with all of the necessary equipment along with professionally trained staff that will know exactly how to manage the ice without damaging items or endangering anyone in the process.
Prior to calling up just any company that may be listed in the local papers, there are a few things to consider in order to get the best people for the job, get your money’s worth with each job and to ensure you get someone that’s even available during the winter rush.
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Most of the commercial snow removal companies will offer an incentive or money-saving deal for anyone from a residential owner to business owners.
Some companies will have a variety of commercial snow removal packages for a set price which will include everything from initial assessment, snow removal, ice removal and even salting (or sand, depending on the laws in your area)in the end.
While most of these packages may seem like a great deal, it’s important to make sure you know exactly what’s included in each package so that you get your money’s worth and avoid getting something extra you don’t need, nor should pay for in the end.
Also, it’s important to double-check if the package includes both snow and ice maintenance. Sometimes they will only be one or the other but have a price that would make people assume both are included.
Finally, you should always ask the companies directly if they have any minimum requirements for snow removal jobs because there are some that will refuse to take on a job if the amount of snow and ice are below their particular minimum. This is to ensure they head out to jobs that are worth the effort and cost from their side of things.
Proper Placement of Snow
When the commercial snow removal company is out clearing the snow and ice from your property, it’s important to know if there are any law or safety requirements for where the excess snow may be placed. In some districts, the snow may not pile up next to homes or it must only pile up within a certain height to ensure public safety.
Also, as a precaution, make sure the snow removal team is not inadvertently blocking fire routes or neighbour parking areas while clearing your designated areas.
Written Agreement versus Verbal Agreements
Lastly, it’s very important to do your due diligence to ensure you get the service that was promoted and at the price that was discussed. While many people accept simple verbal contract, they are not always considered a binding contract, which is why many people get a surprise when the time comes to pay for the services they have received. Make sure to get agreements in writing with a signature from the manager to ensure you get exactly what you asked for and at the agreed price point. Nothing ruins the wonderful holiday season more than feeling like you were ripped off or lied to.