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Newbie asking for advice

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by plowershane, Dec 17, 2007.

  1. plowershane

    plowershane Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    Hello everyone! Im a big newbie to plowing and this forum, and needed some advice. Im 16 years old and Im starting to save for a 4 wheeler to plow driveways, small parking lots, etc. Im hoping that I will have what I need soon, but I know I will have it by next winter. I want to be full service (snow removal on roads, shovel on sidewalks, and salt). I will save the money I get from this to by a truck and a plow. But Im not sure what I should charge, and if you think this is a good idea. I live in NY by the way.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Brant'sLawnCare

    Brant'sLawnCare PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,754

    If I were you, I would work hard during the summer and buy a truck with a plow for a couple thousand. And maybe even a small snowblower. Because plowing a parking lot with a wheeler will be really hard and time consuming. Or, you could buy a truck without a plow and a snowblower and do mainly residentials. This way, you'd probably get a truck that would last you longer, because it woudn't be all abused from being plowed with.
     
  3. daveintoledo

    daveintoledo Senior Member
    from nw ohio
    Messages: 115

    what if there is a lot of snow...

    it wont work, i got an account today that a guy was doing with an atv.... couldnt handle the snow we have......

    take the other guys advice, save up, and buy a plow truck....