How big is your coverage area?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by WJW Lawn, May 24, 2007.

  1. WJW Lawn

    WJW Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,330

    How big of an area do you cover? 5, 10, 15 mile radius? Curious to see :usflag:
  2. Palmer'sLS

    Palmer'sLS LawnSite Senior Member
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    believe it or not, unfortuantly my work radius is about 45 miles...:hammerhead: unless I schedule only work in the city, I have to travel a little ways to get to my jobs, once I am there...i make:payup::payup::payup:
  3. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
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    About a 20 mile radius
  4. KTO Enterprises

    KTO Enterprises LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,286

    Lawn maintenance is about a 25 mile radius.
    Bush hogging a couple hundred miles depending on how much work is at stake.
    I will gladly roll 100 miles for a 10 hour day at 125 per hour. Have pulled 350 miles for a 3 day $3800 job stayed in motel 3 nights at 55 per night. Diesel in the truck for a 700 mile round trip was 190 dollars and diesel in the tractor was about 90 for all 3 days. this left 3350 to cut between maintenance and profit. figure profit is about 65 % when tractoring so $2180 profit in 3 days.
  5. LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 8,136

    15-20 tops
  6. shade tree landscaping

    shade tree landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    15 is my limit for lawns, and depending on the size of the landscape or cleanup job
  7. Pristine PM

    Pristine PM LawnSite Member
    Messages: 208

    We have a really tight route for our residentials, but for our townhouses we are about 70 kms from west to east and 30 from north to south. As long as it snows at the right time traffic isn't that bad.
  8. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
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    25 but try to stay with in 15 I mean do you see many lawns in these pictures? You gotta drive a little here.

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  9. KTO Enterprises

    KTO Enterprises LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,286

    That is so beautiful there. You can probably buy 10 acres there for what a flower pot full of land costs here. We are up to virgin land selling for 75,000 per acre. waterfront 1,000,000 per acre
  10. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,426

    Yea, you can get a farm for what a lot cost some places.

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