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Subdivision snow removal equipment advice

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by bdepaoli, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. bdepaoli

    bdepaoli Junior Member
    Messages: 1


    I work for a real estate developer in the Rockies of British Columbia. We are in the process of setting of a development for which we will be responsible for snow removal from roads, sidewalks, and driveways. Can any one offer some thoughts on where I might start looking for the appropriate equipment?

    Many thanks.

  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    What type of budget are you going to be working with?
  3. mtk469

    mtk469 Member
    Messages: 57

    Around here we use a couple of trucks with V's or straights and wings.
  4. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,256

    Budget, number of drives, walks, roadways, etc.

    Amount of snow.

    More details needed.
  5. big acres

    big acres Senior Member
    Messages: 653

    Are you also responsible for turf maintenance? May want to consider multi-use machine for sidewalks.
  6. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    You might try advertising for a snow removal consultant. Someone in your area that owns / operates a larger snow removal company. They could advise you and help setup the operation. I do believe the owner of this site has a book on the snow removal business.
    It would be real hard to advise you in this forum since there are just so many variables involved. Like how big is the complex, average snow fall per event, freezing rain events per year, on site equipment / salt -- vers subcontractors etc.
  7. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    I think this thread is dead he hasn't been back on since he asked the question.
  8. dfdsuperduty

    dfdsuperduty Senior Member
    Messages: 597

    I think he did a search on here and is now a snow plowing professional and will soon be working for USM and Wally World:rolleyes: