As a commercial property owner, you are responsible for maintaining your surfaces and walkways. After a snowfall, you will want to have your parking lot and building entrances plowed to allow for employees and customers to enter your facility safely. It’s a great idea to routinely have professionals do this job to safeguard your company for liability purposes.
If your commercial building is open for business, and you are not tending to icy walkways or parking lots in a timely manner, you can find yourself in the middle of a lawsuit if someone slips and falls on your property. Having snow and ice removed by professionals helps to reduce your liability. On top of all of that, it helps to extend the life of your surfaces, which saves you money in the long run.
How Professional Snow Removal Can Extend the Life of Your Surface
Snow and ice can be damaging to asphalt parking lots and concrete walkways in a number of ways. First, the weight of snow and ice can lead to potholes, cracks, or chips forming on your asphalt and concrete surfaces. As the weather worsens, the weight of ice and snow build-up can damage older surfaces or those with an already weakened foundation.
Additionally, snow and ice that are left to sit on your surfaces can shorten the lifespan of any sealcoat or protective coatings you have on your asphalt and concrete. Removing snow and ice in a timely manner helps to extend the life of these protective coatings.
The Benefits of Hiring a Professional to Complete Snow Removal For Your Company
One of the benefits associated with hiring a professional, such as Waterville Irrigation, is that we have the equipment to get the job done quickly. With us, you don’t need to worry about renting or purchasing your own snowplow.
Beyond that, who wants to go out before dawn in the frigid temps, sometimes several times a month? When you hire us, our team of professionals are on top of it, plowing and de-icing for you, so you never have to worry about the work being completed before employees and customers arrive for the day.
Furthermore, not every type of de-icing product should be used on every type of surface. We know which products should be used on which surfaces and our team is prepared to effectively remove snow and ice without causing damage to your surfaces. Call us today for more information on how to get started!