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4 Tips to Estimate Your Commercial Snow Plowing Budget

If you are sitting down and trying to figure out how to estimate your commercial snow plowing budget, you have your work cut out for you. The biggest challenge you face is the fact that you simply don’t know how much snow will fall in Chicago during the winter months.The good news is that although the process isn’t easy, with …

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Chicago Winter Record Breaking Statistics – How Cold Are Chicago Winters?

We know that Chicago has some pretty rough winters, but how rough can they get? Just how cold are Chicago winters? We did some digging and came up with a complete list of Chicago winter record breaking statistics to help you be prepared or even thankful once winter arrives. Earliest recorded snow – September 25, 1928 and the same day …

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A Winter-Preparation Checklist for Chicago Businesses

You don’t need us to tell you that winter is a harsh, brutal experience for the Midwest – and Chicago is no different. Are you ready to deal with Chicago snow and ice while running your business? You better be: being unprepared can be costly and even dangerous. If you aren’t sure where to begin, use this handy home checklist …

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Avoid Liability Issues: Commercial Property Maintenance Tips for Winter

Chicago has notoriously brutal winters. An annual snowfall of 35+ inches and vicious winds from Lake Michigan that ice up streets, sidewalks, and parking lots turn the Windy City into a dangerous skating rink for business owners to contend with. You want your business as active during the winter as the rest of the year but you have special concerns …

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Best Practices for Safe Sidewalks and Ice Removal this Winter in Chicago

One of the most important things that Chicago businesses should keep in mind during the winter is ensuring that their customers and employees remain safe while walking down snow-covered sidewalks. However, with the great amount of snow that finds its way onto these sidewalks, developing practices for safe sidewalks and ice removal this winter is necessary. Here are a few …