This is real simple, but it works. Because my neighbors are doing it and we’re always discussing how to save money. 3 neighbors that get along simply bought a nice snowblower together. They all have each others’ garage codes and whenever it snows, they rotate and take the thing around and hit all three driveways. In essence, if they bought a $900 beast, they only paid $300 for it.
There’s really no reason why every household in the snowy regions needs their own snowblower. I happened to have one already so I don’t participate, but seriously, if you have a group of people you get along with, go buy a nice one jointly, set up a rotation and get it done.
But wait! There’s more! The economy of scale of getting dressed up, gassing the thing up and doing the driveway is only about twice the time/work to do 3 driveways I’ll bet. Then, you get 2 out of 3 snowstorms off. So, over time, you’re now spending 1/3 the cost and only doing 2/3 the work as opposed to going it alone.
Anyone Else Do This or Share Other Tools?