How to Choose a Snow Removal Company

With the school year just beginning, choosing a snow removal company might not be at the top of your to-do list but, believe it or not, now is the time to get started on finding the right company to meet your snow removal needs.

Snow and ice can cause major damage to your property if not properly treated beforehand and removed afterwards.  Choosing the right company can make all the difference. Taking the time to properly choose a snow removal company will not only help you find the right fit but it will also give the snow removal company a chance to get to know your property and your priorities before the first big storm hits.

But, how do you choose the right company? There are a lot of companies out there and there are a lot of things to consider when choosing the right company.  We have compiled a short list to help you make your decision.

5 Tips for Finding the Right Snow Removal Company

Are they insured?  Will they provide proof of insurance?

Although most snow removal companies provide proper safety training for their employees, accidents can happen.  Imagine the damage a snow plow can cause.  Knowing that your snow removal provider is insured will give you peace of mind this winter.  Never allow anybody who cannot produce proof of insurance to remove snow or control the ice on your property.

How do they track their teams?

You may not be on site during a storm.  How can you be sure that the snow removal is happening? Do they track their teams and update you of progress?  Find out what their process is and how that will work with processes you already have in place.

Ask the right questions:

Asking the right questions is one of the most important parts of choosing a company.  Start with the ones below and then ask your individual property managers if they want to add to the list.  Make sure everybody in your company who will be affected by a storm has a chance to add to the list.

  • Will they pretreat before the storm?
  • Will they clear entryways and sidewalks?
  • Do they assign a team to your property for each storm?
  • How will they control the ice?
  • Will they haul the snow away? And if so where do they haul it?


Find out what your snow removal company’s experience is?  Who have they worked with in the past?  Do they have references?  If so check them.  Look at their online reviews. Doing your homework now can save you headaches down the road.

Snowmovers, Inc. has been locally owned and operated since 1979.  We take pride in providing our customers with the very best service.  Our mission statement says it best, we aim “to protect owners, tenants, and visitors from the hazards of snow and ice by employing the most expert, efficient, and environmentally sound methods.” Call today for to learn more about how Snowmovers can help you.