Starting a new business or diversifying an existing one is a challenging task. But, for those equipment operators restricted by harsh winters, it pays to consider how snow and ice management can extend your earning season.

For some landscaping companies, snow and ice management offers a natural transition to keep business plowing forward. Although, in some cases, it may not be as seamless as it seems. Where does the approach differ? How can you leverage existing equipment? What attachments should you consider? These questions (and more) are hard to think about in between the flurry of summer work.

As heavy equipment experts, Finning wants to put you in the driver’s seat by giving entrepreneurs the equipment perspective to make smart business decisions. The Finning Startup Series of article explores the industries most important to equipment operators to help grow their aspirations.