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Lawn Roller and Lawn Rolling

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by BeautifulBlooms, Mar 26, 2008.

  1. BeautifulBlooms

    BeautifulBlooms LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 613

    Anyone on here ever been asked to roll someones lawn? Is this something you would do for a customer if they asked?

    Personally I feel there may be more harm than good done by rolling because by the first couple mows anyways your lawn should have settled in a little bit just from driving over it. Of course push mowed lawns wont level out as much because the mowers weigh so little, but a big Zero Turn mower has wide tires and should do a pretty good job in rolling the turf somewhat level overtime.

    If you have done rolling before, how much do you charge (Equivalent to a mowing fee would be my guess)? Do I need to get one as wide as my tire tracks to avoid rutting from tire overlaps?

    Any help here would be great. Oh and where can you find a roller for purchase?

    I went to home depot and they have a few but they are only like 36" wide. They were $149 for the tow behind model, and $109 for the push rolller (no way I would ever push roll someones yard!!!)
  2. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,697

    this topic has been beaten to death in the past. If you do a search, you'll find many threads on it.
  3. BeautifulBlooms

    BeautifulBlooms LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 613

    i have never foudn the search to work right for me. i never find the right topics
    anyone else?

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