About Snow Plows:

Looking for a snowplow?

If you're in the market for a snow plow you have many decisions. You'll need to think about how much you'll be using it. How much property you need to plow. If you're starting a new business, do you want to make a huge investment up front or work your way up to a more commercial model once the business is grown. Is it cost effective? Can your vehicle handle having a snow plow attached to it? These are just a few questions that you need to answer before deciding on a snow plow that is right for you.

Usage of a snow plow would depend on several factors. Do you live in an area with a large amount of snowfall? If you're in a mild snow climate then you probably do not want to invest several thousand dollars into a unit. Do you plan on making a small business out of plowing snow in the winter seasons? Many people do snow removal to make extra money during the winter season. People that do snow removal make some great money during the winter season.

Now that you have some idea on what questions are involved with making the right decision for a plow we now need to look at specific application types.

Your basic snow plow is a manual unit that attaches to the front bumper. It does not have any electrical connections or hydraulic connections. Snow plows like the Snowsport are relatively inexpensive running around $1000. It is a manual unit that you have to lower yourself. The blade is designed to glide on the surface being plowed.

The next step up is an electric unit. Units like the Snow Bear run about $1600. They are adjustable up and down by switch or remote. The flexible design allows you operator some room for error. The flexible design allows you to run into a stationary object without destroying the unit.

If your wanting a plow for more of a professional use or for large jobs then you need something like a Hiniker snow plow is what you need. The hydraulic controls, halogen lights and easy on and off makes this a great plow for people with snow removal companies, large properties or shopping center clearing. The average cost is $3700 to $3900 depending on what size you get.

So depending on your needs their is a snow plow in your price range. Check out every brand you can find and then buy the unit that best suits your needs. Written by: Jon Tuckwood