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    Matt Peterson on Risk Management, Insurance, and the Snow and Ice Removal Industry

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Jul 20, 2016 7:00:00 AM


    In this interview with Matt Peterson, President of Mills Insurance Group and Snow Removal Insurance Brokerage, we’ll discuss risk management and insurance for the snow and ice management industry.

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    Topics: Snow Removal, Insurance, Facility Management, Ice

    Prepare Your Facility For Snow and Ice Melt Flooding & Water Damage

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Dec 10, 2015 4:30:00 AM

    Three-quarters of the water supply in the western parts of the United States are derived from the annual snow and ice melt at winter's end. While this is a natural process that is vital to the ecosystem, the flooding it causes can wreak havoc at commercial or industrial facilities. Any facility situated at elevations of less than 7,000 feet (2,134 meters), and especially in areas near lakes and streams, is in real danger of flooding and water damage from snow melt-off.

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    Topics: Property Maintenance, Commercial Property Management, Facility Management, Snow Melting, Winter, Facilities Maintenance, Ice

    4 Ways to Prepare Your Commercial Snow Removal for A Salt Shortage

    Posted by Ryan Williams on Nov 17, 2015 4:30:00 AM

    When facilities under-prepared for a wintertime rock salt shortage are suddenly faced with an unusually snowy and long-lasting winter, the results can be disastrous. Building access, ADA compliance, parking lot and walkway safety levels, and more can suffer greatly as over-tasked crews attempt to tackle commercial snow removal with insufficient supplies.

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    Topics: Snow Removal, Property Maintenance, Commercial Property Management, Facility Management, Winter, Facilities Maintenance, Salt, Ice