Kage Innovation Blog
Skid Steer Attachments such as buckets and grading bars a.k.a. land planes are commonly used to loosen, remove and replace ground. This makes the surface more suitable for drainage, sports, landscape features, and turfgrass preparation. The ALL NEW KAGE GreatER Bar makes it easier than ever to grade by using a patent pending Mechanical Quick Rip Bar that no longer requires hydraulics or manually lowering ripper teeth.
Do you want to be on the Cutting Edge of the industry? Yes, well it is important to put money where your cutting edge is! We frequently get asked which cutting edge is best, but the answer is… they all have pro’s and con’s.
When operating a Skid Steer with a Plow and Pusher, it is important to have a durable moldboard. At KAGE we have an Overbuilt by Design philosophy that withstands the toughest working conditions and keeps you going when you need your plow most!
Clearing Curb to Curb is important at most every commercial account. As a Skid Steer, Tractor, or Loader operator this can be hard on equipment. Don’t worry though, with the proper equipment pushing snow away from curbs is EASY!
This year has brought some intense storms that have tested the limits of many snow fighters. Increased seat time can cause more wear on critical parts. Proper maintenance will not only save you money and increase uptime, but also keep operators safer.
Why haul snow when you can blow it? In many circumstances, snow is piled high, but piles have space behind them. In a high snow year, when piles were not pushed back far enough, there is no better equipment than a KAGE SnowStorm™ Plow, Tractor and Snowblower to move the tough piles!
Whether you have a Skid Steer, Compact Loader, Tractor or Front End Loader, the right size plow is key for efficiency and safety. When plowing Townhomes, Residential, Shopping Centers, Industrial complexes, City Streets, or even Airports, time savings and reduced liability are the name of the game when plowing!
Upgrade to a Skid Steer to sell a premium service
Snow Plows have been on trucks since the steam powered vehicle days. Much like any other industry, things have evolved and innovation has taken place. In the 1990’s Skid Steers started to take off and become a great multi use tool that has changed the grounds maintenance and landscaping industries. With the ability to turn in place, move, stack, and provide true downforce, the skid steer quickly became the right tool for the job. Out of this innovation, KAGE was born to help you make snow removal easy and provide a premium service for your clients!
Skidsteer plow operator tip: Triple Passes Start in Center
We commonly get asked… what is the best way to back drag townhomes? The truth comes down to 2 key components. Equipment and Operating Procedure. When back dragging the common townhome driveway the Skid Steer, paired with a 2 in 1 Plow and Pusher system is the fastest way to plow. Once you have the right equipment, operator training is key. On a straight driveway where 3 passes is common, it is imperative to remember to clear the center first, then move to the edges. This will minimize dribble and ensure you only need to make 3 passes
Clearing townhome and HOA complexes can require operators to clear hundreds of driveways in a night. This task becomes more difficult when residents want their driveways clean down to asphalt while being as quiet as possible. Minimizing passes, reducing operator fatigue, and proper equipment all help your operation to maximize productivity. Read on to learn more about ways to Efficiently Clear Townhome Driveways.
Back dragging is key to any residential snow removal operation. When working with townhomes and multi unit complexes, it is imperative that snow is removed quickly. This allows you to get more contracts per snow event creating more revenue. Make your job easier with a Skid Steer Snow Pusher that allows you to back drag, then push snow where you need it quickly.
Using a Liquid Salt Sprayer maximizes productivity while keeping customers happy by creating a barrier between the substrate and the snow/ice. This reduces the amount of wasted rock salt that that can be tracked inside buildings. The KAGE Liquid Rage keeps you going longer between liquid salt fill ups, and has more built in component protection than other Liquid Salt Sprayers.