Snow and sleet are not just inconveniences. To the many U.S. residents who live far north, harsh winter weather can be costly. It accounted for 15% of insured automotive, home, and even business damages in 2014. So what can the infamous Homer Simpson teach you about snow plows, also known as a sno pusher?
First of all, as you may have guessed, not just anyone can attach an sno pusher to a big truck and call themselves Mr. Plow. There are certifications and special training, of course, because there is an element of danger when large amounts of snow and ice are involved.
The classic V-shaped angled snow pusher most people think of when they think of a snow plow or sno pusher, specializes in clearing snow off of sidewalks. A Continue Reading No Comments
Some parts of the United States and Canada measure their annual snowfall in feet, rather than in inches, and it’s costing us. Holes in city roads, on highways and near businesses can impact the average person’s budget by more than $300 a year, double that in larger cities.
Costly repairs, wear and tear to vehicles, and bulky snowplows that seem to have a talent for plowing in cars right before people have to leave for work: this is winter in America.
What is exciting is that a compact tractor snow pusher can be used to great effect in businesses and residential areas. There are often surfaces such as sidewalks and mixed-use green areas that are highly sensitive to the steel blades that are typical of heavy duty snow plows