Commercial Snow Removal Services

By: domenique | November 12, 2014

The recent arctic breakout released dropping temperatures and freezing precipitation for parts of the region. Although the winter solstice hasn't officially arrived, unprepared property managers should be concerned with recent freezing weather temperatures. If you haven't signed a snow and ice removal contract as of today, I'm talking to you. Sidewalks/Walkways, parking lots, and steps are exposed to snow and ice accumulation. If parts of your property are neglected during snow and ice storms, you are putting your location at risk for liability claims of slip and fall accidents. Make it a priority today to keep your property safe with a dependable snow and ice removal company or let visitors and employees deal with the winter ...

By: domenique | October 28, 2014

The Weather Channel has released a new list of storm names for the 2014-2015 winter season. The purpose of storm names are to increase awareness and enhance communication of disruptive, impactful winter storms. While every winter storm seems worthy of a name, there are certain criteria the Weather Channel sets in places to choose:

  • It is forecast to produce conditions that meet the National Weather Service winter-weather warning threshold(s) over a main population center or multiple states, beginning generally within 48 hours.

  • It is forecast to produce winter weather conditions that would be historic, especially unusual, or memorable, beginning generally within 48 hours.

Naming storms is an intelligent method to keep us al...

By: VINCENT DOUGLASS | October 23, 2014

Philadelphia Code 10-720 Regarding Snow Removal From Sidewalks

According to Philadelphia Code (10-720),

  1. "the owner, agent, and tenants of any building or premise shall clear a path of not less than 36" in width on all sidewalks, including curb cuts, abutting the building or premises within 6 (six) hours after the snow has ceased to fall. The path shall be thoroughly cleared of snow and ice. Where the width of any pavement measured from the property line to the curb is less than 3 (three) feet, the path cleared may be only 12 inches in width. When the building in question is a multifamily dwelling the owner or his agent shall be responsible for compliance with the requirements of this section."

  2. Snow or ice rem...

By: VINCENT DOUGLASS | October 23, 2014

I am predicting a terrible winter based upon the weather Almanac and the weather patterns we have experienced this summer and fall. According to the Weather Almanac, this winter will produce heavy snowfall. Regardless, Dependable Snow Removal will be ready for whatever weather event that arrives in Philadelphia.