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Discussion in 'Business Fundamentals' started by wildcatter, Oct 21, 2002.

  1. wildcatter

    wildcatter Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    I got a great deal ona Dodge 2500 with a snow plow.....would like to get into the snow plowing action....What do you charge
    for this service????
     
  2. Mick

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

    Generally, about $100/hr. Be sure to get Commercial Vehicle and General Liability insurance.

    Seriously, there is a lot more to it than that. What type of plowing do you expect to be doing? Driveways? Parking lots? Are you in a rural or suburban/urban setting? How much experience do you have (have you ever plowed snow)? Some charge by the hour and type/size of equipment. Some per plow by depth. Some by the season. Most have a mixure of these. Is there a chance you could sub for another plower the first winter?
     
  3. wildcatter

    wildcatter Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    Thank You.....sounds good.....