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Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by esshakim, Nov 26, 2005.

  1. esshakim

    esshakim Senior Member
    Messages: 161

    this is my first year plowing on my own, and i picked up 40 residential accounts. i was would like to know if thats good for being a solo op.. recently just purchased a boss 8'2 V plow and salt speader that i am very impressed with. also if anyone would like to see a sample contract you could pm me and i would be glad to send that.
  2. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,868

    You should do fine with that set-up..:nod:
  3. vipereng2

    vipereng2 Senior Member
    Messages: 380

    that all depends on how close your accounts are
  4. esshakim

    esshakim Senior Member
    Messages: 161

    all the accounts are within a mile of my house
  5. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    Fourty residential accounts within one mile? You must live in a suburb. Anyway, sounds good. Have you figured out how long it will take and how you're going to get them all done if they want it done before leaving for work? And here I was feeling smug that after five years I've managed to get ten within a five mile radius.
  6. esshakim

    esshakim Senior Member
    Messages: 161

    ive driven the route, it doesnt seem like it will take long im guessing it could take anywhere from 3-8hrs depending on the amount of snow fall and the conditions out on the roads, but i have a 24 hour window after the last snow fall and everyone that has signed up agreed with the terms. ill plow anything between 3"-10" that would be included with the season, and anything over ten inches will be considered an additional charge, i offered salt to the people and for those who excepted ill be billing them $10/spread. just really hoping for a good winter