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Old 03-25-2013, 09:32 AM
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Ratchet, where at in the DC area?
Silver Spring, how about you?
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We have about 6" of really heavy/wet snow and it's still coming down - really fine/wet stuff.

Not one call yet. I guess they are waiting until it stops.
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Silver Spring, how about you?
I'm out near Bowie/Crofton.

What territory do you cover? Send me over your contact info, I get a few calls out there every now and again, I will throw them your way. Silver Spring is too far for me.
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We have about 6" of really heavy/wet snow and it's still coming down - really fine/wet stuff.

Not one call yet. I guess they are waiting until it stops.
This is why I only do my client's driveways and sidewalks. It's clear up front that if the prediction for accumulation is less than 4 inches I'll be out after the snow. When the prediction is 4 inches or more I'll be out at 3 inches and every 3 inches after.

I don't turn down calls from non lawn clients, but I have enough of my lawn clients wanting snow removal that I don't have to worry about some random person pitching a fit because I won't clear his driveway for 20 bucks.

I finished up my final trip a few hours ago, took the dog to the park and took a nap. Now I'm getting calls from the people that waited, and they're balking at the price. A few said yes and I'm getting ready to head out to get theirs done.
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Well the sun is trying to peak through and I believe it"s coming to and end

Get ready boys....50's by the weekend !! Here comes Spring !!



That was my dose of positive thinking for everyone here on the east coast
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We had about 6" of heavy, wet snow this am and it continued snowing part way through the day, but it didn't get "deeper" because it was so wet - it just started to compact.

Then the rain/snow mix crap started. At least I made a few bucks. Only did four properties, but considering I only cleared 4 driveways all last winter, I can't complain.

I'm just mad because I had cleaned the snowblower off for storage a week or so ago and now it's covered with road salt again just for a couple of jobs.
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I'm right there with you....

I already had the blowers put away for the summer...lol...

This weather is crazy !!
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We still have about 1 1/2 feet on the level here & got up this morning to a dusting on the groung & there calling for 1 to 3 inches through tonight.I havent put my plow on yet though going to see what happends first..It was going away fast up to yesterday, we had about 3 feet on the level two weeks ago! michigan weather you gotta love it!!!!I wont be doing clean ups til end of april if this keeps up...
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We're starting to see temps closer to normal.

Supposed to get some rain this week, so I think we'll start seeing some color and maybe a few lawns to cut by the end of next week.
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Lawns to cut already? Thats not bad. Up here im about 2 weeks out on any real mowing.
Looks to be the same for me. Last year I was already mowing. Thats New England for you.

Tomorrow spose to be 58 then it goes back to the 50s for the rest of the week.

I managed to get almost everything ready today. New oil, fuel filters, batteries installed, fresh gas. I drove around the yard for about 15 mins looking like a idiot.
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