Top 5 Reasons To Use Skid Steers For Snow Removal

October 19, 2017
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Do You Use Skid Steers For Snow Removal?

Skid Steers are agile machines designed for a variety of uses year-round. They may be small, but they sure are mighty. A winterized skid steer loader is the perfect match for any snow removal project.

As you prepare for winter projects, keep these five uses for winter skids steers in mind to get the most out of your work.  

Precision – The small skid steer allows the operator to out in corners, clear curbs, and remove snow from parking lots. They are great for precision work that big wheel loaders or a tractor with a blade simply can’t.

Small Spaces – Clear sidewalks and work between buildings.

Pushing – The bucket attachment is also great to push snow efficiently. With the option for either wheeled or tracked skid steers, a skid steer with snow tires and the right size bucket is a truly powerful pushing and piling tool for snow.

Attachments – There are a variety of attachments that help to make the skid steer truly diverse for snow removal. Buckets, forks, brooms, snow blowers, angled plows and pushers can be attached to maximize the usage of your machine.

Loading Trucks – Although skid steers are great for removing snow in small areas and for precision snow clearing, they can also be used to remove snow or relocate it around a property. They can also be used to load ice melting or repelling materials such as salt or sand.

Snow piles, icy sidewalks, and parking lots are no match for skid steers. They turn on a dime and fit on sidewalks, cut in the edges of large parking lots, and clear loading docks and small parking lots.

So only one question remains:

Are you ready for winter?

Browse skid steers for snow removal below and start saving on your winter rentals today.

Brent Giles

Brent Giles is Director of Customer Success at DOZR. He is a veteran in the landscape and snow industry with over 20 years experience. Brent’s favourite piece of equipment is the wheel loader because of its versatility and year-round applications. His favourite thing about working at DOZR is being able to disrupt the industry and provide equipment rentals to people in a whole new way. Brent’s love of the outdoors goes beyond the construction industry and his favourite way to spend a Saturday is fishing with his family.

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