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Pricing Commercial

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by chris k, Sep 16, 2003.

  1. chris k

    chris k Senior Member
    Messages: 204

    Is there any general rule of thumb to go by for how much square footage can be plowed with an 8 foot blade per hour.
    I know that it can vary depending upon how much snow, if the snow is fluffy or wet, if there are obstructions to go around, etc.
    That's why I say a "general" rule of thumb. Anything that's on paper that you can keep with you?
  2. Snoworks

    Snoworks Senior Member
    Messages: 466

    This has been discussed before. I use the one acre rule - per hour. This is with 2-4" of flufy snow with minimal obstructions. The more water content in the snow - the lower the figure should be.

    Lots with alot of obstructions- say a typical CVS or Walgreens, would be around 30,000 sf per hour. Thats my production times with an 8'-0" plow. Give or take a few minutes.

    Chuck B.