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Ice Management: Does Sand Melt Ice?

Does Sand Melt Ice? One of the common questions we get about ice management is whether sand is able to melt ice. The short answer to the question is “no”. However, the truth is a little bit more complicated than that. Sand, working together with the sun or friction, can prevent or remove ice build-up. On its own, it can …

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Considering the Cost of Snow Removal in Chicago

Considering the Cost of Snow Removal in Chicago As the winter season blankets the Windy City in a glistening layer of snow, homeowners and businesses alike find themselves faced with the perennial challenge of snow removal. Chicago, known for its brutal winters, demands efficient and reliable snow removal services to keep life moving smoothly. In this quick guide, we delve …

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The Blizzard of 1977 and Buffalo New York Snow Removal

Buffalo, New York snow removal can be difficult! Buffalo, New York snow removal can be difficult and sometimes feels like it will never end. By January, most people have clearly had enough of it and are ready for spring. There are some winters that seem to hang on a little more tightly than we would like. The Winter of 1976-77 …

The Evolution of Snow Removal in Chicago

Snow Removal and the Windy City Snow removal, a vital urban challenge during winter months, has a rich history in cities like Chicago.  This article delves into the evolution of snow removal practices in the Windy City, highlighting the innovations, challenges, and strategies that have shaped its snowy landscapes. From horse-drawn plows to modern salt spreaders, the journey of snow …

Commercial Snow Removal in Arlington Heights, IL

Yes! We provide commercial snow removal in Arlington Heights, Illinois! Brancato Snow & Ice Management can help you just about anywhere in the Chicagoland area, so whether you need help with just one location, or several locations, we have you covered in and around the greater Chicago area. We love plowing around the Arlington Heights area. Not only is Arlington …