How Much Should I Pay For Snow Plowing?

How much should I pay to have my driveway plowed?

These figures don’t reflect discounts many service providers offer to members.

According to CostHelper, the cost for one worker to shovel or snow blower can cost between $25 to $75 an hour.

The cost to hire a company to plow a standard driveway after a storm can run about $30 to $45 per storm..

How do you price snow plowing?

A good rule of thumb for any removal project over six inches is to add $30 per additional half-foot of snow. So, removal of six inches might start at $85, while removal of 18 inches would cost $145. Many contractors require a deposit, usually around $50 at the beginning of the season.

Is snow plowing profitable?

When the right pieces are in place, a snow removal business can be a very profitable operation. One of the key findings in our report was that only 4% of those we surveyed were snow removal only as a business. About 60% of the respondents said that snow removal was less than 30% of their annual revenue.

How many inches of snow before you plow?

You should push just enough snow with each pass to get the job done efficiently without overloading your equipment. A good rule of thumb is to use a full blade width for two inches of snow or less, three quarters of the blade for four inches of snow and a half blade for six inches of snow or more.