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Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Pa Teeny, Nov 5, 2014.

  1. At a local Ski resort the wealth property owner was talked into an aggregate driveway only 100' on a steep hill. I am thinking of dropping the client as salt will ruin it...calcium carb is the only answer...sand yea what a pain to keep dry and from freezing up....help.

  2. johnhenry1933

    johnhenry1933 Senior Member
    Messages: 256

    And you'll need to sweep it, unless you have a poly edge on your plow.

    If he can afford exposed aggregate drives, he can afford the upcharge in snow removal (necessary to avoid damage).
  3. ProperLandscape

    ProperLandscape Member
    Messages: 92

    Hopefully the exposed agg is not sealed. I had one last year that was sealed without adding any anti-slip material to the sealer. It was like walking on greased glass Total PITA! Ended up having to use a snow blower on it. Rubber cutting edge was leaving marks all over the place. I agree with the broom approach. I think that is the only good solution that will not cause damage.
  4. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
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  5. john r

    john r Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 256

    What do you mean bt aggregate? Asphalt, packed stone, loose stone?
  6. johnhenry1933

    johnhenry1933 Senior Member
    Messages: 256

    In the trades ea means concrete with an exposed (washed) stone (pebble) surface.