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how many accounts do you have

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by trainhorntruck, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. trainhorntruck

    trainhorntruck Member
    from CT
    Messages: 39

    I just know how many driveway accounts you guys have and how many years have you been plowing ill start I have 20 2 inch triggers and im only 17 first year doing it.
     
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2012
  2. BossPlow2010

    BossPlow2010 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,033

    what? There's somethin invented a few weeks ago, it's kinda new so I won't rag on you for not knowing it. It's called a period. They also have these things called commas. And good luck getting someone to tell you how much they make.
    And just to answer the first question; twelve.
     
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    I thought rag and period were the same thing?:laughing:
     
  4. RepoMan1968

    RepoMan1968 Senior Member
    Messages: 439

    never enough. And were waiting to service them . hoping for a record breaker , something like 34'' or more in one storm . you know your getting it done when it's just you and the national gaurd on the hi ways n bi ways.

    ghet er done son !!!
     
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2012
  5. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,552

    trainhorntruck dont worry about Boss I know what you ment.

    I started in1986 with 15 driveways in 3 towns and an F150
    second year I had 30 accounts. and maxed out.
    thierd year I got a jeep (brand new from the junk yard hit a parked car on a test drive) for backup. Used the jeep 1 time and sold the truck.
    4th year had 45 drives
    5 th year condensed rout to 1 town.
    6 - 11 year had around 75 houses.
    12th year added 2nd jeep and driver added ~25 houses
    in 2000 I sold the rout and got a job in high tech programming.
    in 2001 I got layd off.
    in 2003 I contacted all my old clients (that the guy that bought the rout didnt want) I got 100% of them back.
    I now have 90 drives 3 jeeps and no snow :( (going to add more drives next year)
     
  6. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    I cant remember for sure I know had more in 1981 then I do now
    Now have more parking lots
    25 now 15 of them has be done with ATV or deep snow Skidsteer Just to tight for a truck No head room for my 7740Ford tractor to get in there
    Been pushing snow since 1981
     
  7. the new boss 92

    the new boss 92 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,989

    im 20, been a sub sence i was 16. have no account's and its bull shyt! lol
     
  8. 91AK250

    91AK250 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,642

    i'm almost 23, been doing 8 drives since i was 16. i work full time so its just alittle extra.
     
  9. IMAGE

    IMAGE Sponsor
    Messages: 1,741

    5th year. Almost 300 driveways. Will hit 500 next year now that I finally figured out how to do it. (Tractor/Blower combo = SWEET)
     
  10. BPS#1

    BPS#1 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,407

    10

    Only one is residential.

    3 are large apartment complexes, 3 to 4 truck hour jobs.
    For the most part this winter every storm has started late in the day so that we plow these apartments
    thru the night. A lot less traffic to deal with that way.
     
  11. oneoldsap

    oneoldsap Senior Member
    Messages: 188

    25 Private driveways , a nursing home and an appartment complex . This is my 36th and last year of plowing . Good luck !
     
  12. cascade powder

    cascade powder Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    One...my driveway/road! Isnt this the homeowner section lol.
     
  13. trainhorntruck

    trainhorntruck Member
    from CT
    Messages: 39

    wow I got a long way to go then haha I hope to have at least 30 next yr and 3 big lots that im gona sub
     
  14. blazer2plower

    blazer2plower Senior Member
    Messages: 544

    30 driveways and 3 churches. And 1 pizza joint. I hope to have 30 more next year. And a few more churches. And a small strip mall or two.
    I love my Z
     
  15. CAT 245ME

    CAT 245ME PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,032

    I'm 31 years old and have 10 years of plowing snow for my self, I have 35 drives and one apartment building this year, use to have atleast 50 resi's a season as well as other lots. I'm just not snow crazy like some others on here lol.

    The only reason I keep doing it is because if I don't I'll be hounded by other contractors to work for them in the winter months.
     
  16. THEGOLDPRO

    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,136

    30 years old 4th year in Business , Have about 75 driveways, 1 gas station, 3 small commercial lots, 2 large commercial lots and 1 condo complex. We run 3 trucks of our own plus 1 Sub contractor. And no snow.
     
  17. DodgeBlizzard

    DodgeBlizzard Senior Member
    Messages: 526

    Started out YEARS ago with a big storm and the old man's borrowed snow blower. Now doing 12 residentials, 23 commercials, 3 churches and 7 commercial walks only. Total of just over 14 acres total plowing and 3200 Ln Ft. of walks. Just got done updating with a new spreadsheet. No wonder I'm tired after it snows. Ready to be more tired.
     
  18. TwoBrosLawn

    TwoBrosLawn Member
    from 53223
    Messages: 89

    35 Residential, 3 Apt Complexes, 2 small commercial, 2000lbs of salt. 1 truck, gonna have 3 trucks next year and hopefully a skid, looking at 3 more apts. and 5 commercial accts. 4th year plowing
     
  19. KBTConst

    KBTConst Senior Member
    Messages: 426

    Been plowing for 31 yrs 1 restaurant, dentist office, phone company with 3 other sites,1 med. factory 1 heavy equipment shop, family dollar store, 2 gas stations, 8 mile of village streets and 75 driveways.
     
  20. blowerman

    blowerman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,261

    I'm heavy into condo driveways... But lets just say I have hundreds of drives. Some big lots also.
    It's all about the tractor blower combo.
    For that matter, mine blower came form image (steve)...