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Snow Plowing Pricing

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by m&mmowing, Sep 8, 2009.

  1. m&mmowing

    m&mmowing LawnSite Member
    Messages: 92

    I searched plowsite, and tried here, but got frustrated not finding what i wanted to find.

    How much would you charge for a residential driveway to plow?
    I'm thinking contracts at 2 inches.

    I think it's very untapped, and I will get schools of clients, 4-5 in one place.

    Will be using a toro dingo to plow with, and ice melt will be offered as well with the plowing
     
  2. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,268

    You should probably direct that question to plowsite. And you didn't give much info, a residential driveway could be 30 feet long or 300 feet long.
     
  3. m&mmowing

    m&mmowing LawnSite Member
    Messages: 92

    Good point, thank you and sorry for the lack of info, prolly lookin at 40-50 ft long driveways
     
  4. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,268

    Around here those would be about $15-$20, but that is with a truck and plow.
     
  5. SangerLawn

    SangerLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    from indiana
    Messages: 736

    In my parts we get $30 for a drive that size. Keep in mind though. We only get 1 maybe 2 snow storms a year so not many people have equipment so the demand stays high. If you get a lot of snow then the price will probably be lower since more people are prepared.
     
  6. Kennedy Landscaping

    Kennedy Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,597

    Around here for 40ft I would get about 35-40 bucks. I need to get all customers on a contract for snow, just haven't gotten around to typing it up.
     
  7. STIHL GUY

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    i was looking for an answer to a similar question... THanks
     
  8. AndyTblc

    AndyTblc LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,479

    Yeah normal pricing for my drives and my neighbors drives are anywhere from $15-25, then a small lot that he does is $35. Oh well, thats Michigan,
     
  9. Ric3077

    Ric3077 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,113

    $35-$40 here
     
  10. mnglocker

    mnglocker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 758

    Save the dingo for commercial sidewalks and get a plow on your truck. With the loading/unloading time, the rate that you'll remove snow and competive pricing, you'll be kicking your own ass.


    Fyi, I get $25 for a 2 car wide x 50ft driveway.
     

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