Snow+Ice Management

Toro adds power to snow blower line

November 1, 2019By

The Toro Co. updated its line of Power Clear single-stage snow blowers. These models can throw snow up to 40 feet with 252-cc 4-cycle OHV engines. The units come with Toro’s Power Propel self-propel system and curved rotor and inverted funnel housing to efficiently remove snow while reducing clogging. The Power Clear single-stage snow blower lineup includes the following models:... read more

SnowEx introduces Helixx poly hoppers

October 23, 2019By

The new Helixx poly hoppers from SnowEx feature an advanced material delivery system. It offers the capability to spread, pre-wet and spray with one machine. The corkscrew — or “helix” — design of the patent-pending Helixx material delivery system is optimized for efficient and cost-effective use of salt and is engineered to operate in the target range for salt spreading... read more

Buyers Products adds to SaltDogg Pro Series spreader lineup

October 8, 2019By

Buyers Products introduced a 6-foot, 1.5-cubic-yard spreader to the SaltDogg Pro Series electric spreader lineup. “The new 1.5-cubic-yard option opens up these powerful spreaders to a whole new market,” said Bryan Burckart, Buyers Products director of snow and ice sales. “Contractors with short-bed trucks can now add a heavy-duty electric hopper spreader to their arsenal of snow and ice management... read more

No business like snow business

August 15, 2019By
MAAC Property Services staff (Photo: MAAC Property Services)

Adam Schlutt of MAAC Property Services discusses his reluctance to join the family business, his company’s challenges and his approach to the labor issue. read more

How to manage extended snow seasons

August 15, 2019By
Boss Snowplow (Photo: Polar Snow & Ice Solutions)

A few tips on what snow contractors can do to contend with an extended snow season, whether that be early-season or late-season storms. read more

Reduce your financial risk in snow management

August 15, 2019By
Dollar sign with snow (illustration: iStock.com/fatido)

Phil Harwood talks strategy by relaying to snow + ice management contractors how to reduce their financial risk in snow management. read more