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New Truck or SubContract?

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by NoFearDeere, Dec 24, 2005.

  1. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,715

    I have a large condominium association that I do summer services for. They have asked me numerous times if I want the snow removal contract. I always say no just because...my truck breaks down i'm screwed. I am really considering the contract next winter (06-07) but dont know whether to buy a second truck or to get a sub. The association is: 37 units, all sidewalks and porches, and the roadway plowed also. What does everyone think? Thank you for your input everyone.:salute:
     
  2. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation Senior Member
    Messages: 408

    Well if you have 1 truck and it breaks down summer or winter you are screwed . Always have a back up . You will need a minimum of 2 snowblowers , a 2 stage and a single stage small one is great for steps . Thats a fair amount of walks , 2 extra men just for the walks .
    When you have all that set up , 1 guy wont show up , a snowblower wont start and a truck will have a problem.