With Fall just around the corner, Winter is close on its heels. If you’ve read our previous piece on preparing your commercial business for fall, you’ll know just how important it is to make sure your property is ready for the shift in season. Winter in Alberta presents unique, and occasionally even harsh challenges for business owners in terms of upkeep. Create a hazard free environment for customers, staff, and visitors of the utmost importance, meaning that snow removal, sanding, and de-icing all become necessary. Below are a few of GDB’s top tips for gearing up for winter

Why go professional?

Even for small businesses, using a reliable contractor to handle your winter maintenance needs is ideal. Why? Well, there are a few reasons that stand out immediately:

  • Doesn’t take your staff away from running your day to day operations
  • Guarantees the safety of those coming and going from your building by ensuring all trouble spots are treated
  • Ensures the right equipment for the job is provided, giving peace of mind and avoiding potential damage

Simply put, professionals can save you time and money by putting the best plan in action for your space. By leaving your business in the right hands, you can rest easy knowing that the winter months will pass smoothly.

Plan ahead

As those of us that are Alberta natives will know, Winter has a nasty habit of sneaking up on us when it’s least expected. Most landscaping professional start taking clients for the winter months fairly early, meaning it’s best to try and give your local company as much notice as possible. That way a proper evaluation of your property can be performed, and in the event of a sudden overnight “dump”, you’ll already have the right pieces in place!

Know the different components of winter maintenance

At GDB, our winter services extend beyond snow removal. Why? We recognize that that’s only part of the picture when it comes to keeping your commercial property is peak condition. Sanding and de-icing your parking lots and walkways help to maintain the premises further and keep it safe for all kinds of traffic during the colder months.

Ready to book your winter maintenance package? Call GDB today for a custom quote!