Snow removal is a major industry in North America, and understandably since 63.4% of the land was covered with snow at the beginning of March, 2015. Canada spends an estimated $1 billion annually to remove snow, so that people can keep going to school, to their jobs, and the economy can keep running relatively as normal. This is crucial in the U.S. as well, as several states including Alaska, Colorado and Utah experience up to eight feet of snow in a season.
Snow pushers are ideal for dealing with snow that prevents businesses from being open, such as mall parking lots and airports. New York City spent $11 million in 2011 specifically on snow removal from private companies, so if this is your business, you should have the best equipment to make the most profit. New York City estimates that a snow related shut
Snow. You either love it or hate it, but depending on where you live, it is often impossible to avoid. In some places it is harder to avoid than others. Three cities, Salt Lake City, Utah, Anchorage, Alaska, and Denver, Colorado, have accumulated eight feet or more snow in their record setting years.
While not all parts of the country see these extremes, many parts of the U.S. are seeing snowfalls for the first time in their otherwise warmer climate areas. In 2014, several winter days in Shreveport, Louisiana, were colder than Anchorage, Alaska.
In 2014 $2.3 billion insured losses were incurred because of winter storms. Combine this extreme weather with the aging of our population and you begin to see the importance of quick and quality snow removal. Population studies predict that the number of