A business owner should have a plan to assure themselves and their employees that winter weather will not interrupt their day-to-day business activities. Hiring the right snow removal company is a great way to handle everything that comes with the winter season.
Before you hire a snow removal company, there are 5 qualities you should be looking for:
1. They Must Earn Your Trust
A big part of your decision is being convinced of a company’s reliability. You should feel comfortable with them. Are they earning your trust? A good sign of a snow removal company that you can trust is that they have the ability and interest in maintaining your property. This represents a commitment and an interest in taking responsibility for their work. Taking responsibility for their work is critical to this moving forward. If someone trips and falls, they may want to know when removal services were last performed. Your company should be able to show clear evidence of this.
2. They must provide Prompt Service and Anticipate weather-related Problems
Sometimes, your needs are urgent. When your business day begins, you can’t have employees and customers navigating ice and snowdrifts. You should ask them about your typical response time, especially just after a winter storm. If the company you hire has a maintenance plan for your property, that typically means that they take on the responsibility to make sure that parking, pathways, and entranceways stay clear.
3. Thorough Work every time
If the company pays attention to details, they will consider a lot of issues. This may include determining the best location to push the snow or making sure that their activity is the least disturbing to the business as possible. A good snow removal company will want you to be happy with their work and establish good stewardship with you and your business.
A professional snow blowing company demonstrates that they have a lot of experience doing this work. They maintain proper equipment in tip-top shape they show up promptly, and they do a thorough job and do it efficiently.
5. Accurate and Detailed Estimates of the Job and Scope of Work
A comprehensive and accurate estimate or proposal is a great indication that the company is experienced and knowledgeable about the work required. It also reveals if they have the capabilities and resources to do the job. The less information that is left open-ended means not only that the estimator fully understands the scope of the work, but the company knows enough about what will be required to factor it into the estimate/proposal.
These 5 Qualities Are a Good Initial Checklist of Things to Look for in a Snow Removal Company
Alblaster Snow Removal & Salting qualifies under all of the 5 qualities on this checklist and more.
Whether retail stores, malls, professional buildings, educational campuses, churches, or commercial plazas, we are considered to be the most reliable snow removal and salting service in the Vancouver area.