Snow removal companies facing the unthinkable The lack of snow has not been a warming trend for everyone ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff Due to the lack of snow, Jerry DiGiovanni's business, Turf Equipment in Belmont, has switched emphasis from selling snow blowers to selling lawnmowers. John Blanding/Globe Staff Pristine plow trucks were displayed in the front row of Pride Chevrolet in Lynn on Sunday. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff Last season's heavy snow meant heavy profits for snow-removal companies. On Jan. 12, 2011, a plow cleared a driveway in Boston's West End. Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff This year, many removal companies added capacity, hoping for a repeat of scenes like this one from Burlington after a January snowstorm. The Boston Globe However, snowfall this year has been scarce, which has also hurt winter recreation providers. Shown here, Killington Snomobile Tours in West Bridgewater, Vt. The Boston Globe On Feb. 23, vacationers at Killington Mountain encountered the light snowpack as well. Mark Wilson for The Boston Globe Recent rain puddled at the bottom of a Wachusett Mountain ski run on Dec. 28.