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What makes you worry the most prestorm?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Gioscapes, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. Gioscapes

    Gioscapes Junior Member
    from PA
    Messages: 17

    Thursday night and there calling for 6 - 9". Storm will end during Fridays morning rush hour. Trucks are mounted, loaded with salt, Blowers and shovels. You made your calls to the workers to be at yard at 1 am. What is that worry that keeps going through your head. Workers not showing up on time, An early major truck or plow break down, Getting more or less snow then expected. What do you worry about the most?
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Having tp in the truck.
  3. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,174

    About the dogs needing to go out.
  4. JB1

    JB1 Senior Member
    Messages: 182

    That the guys don't take my stash of snacks.
  5. My bowtie

    My bowtie Senior Member
    Messages: 279

    Is the weather man rite this time.......
  6. Flawless440

    Flawless440 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,543

    Every storm i worry about break downs.. We don't get enough snow here to bite the bullet and buy all new. Winter over before you know it
  7. Gioscapes

    Gioscapes Junior Member
    from PA
    Messages: 17

    Ya you end up getting the 6 - 9" ending 10 am Friday morn.
  8. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    Is the weatherman right... plus..y'know, breakdowns and stuff.
  9. Plow Nuts

    Plow Nuts Senior Member
    Messages: 214

    Wtf did i do with my coffee? I just put it down 30 seconds ago and now i can not find it.
  10. Gioscapes

    Gioscapes Junior Member
    from PA
    Messages: 17

    Its on the rear bumper with the gloves
  11. jimslawnsnow

    jimslawnsnow PlowSite Fanatic
    from mn
    Messages: 11,459

    Pretty much everything. From the small things to large things. Hope it doesn't lead to an ulcer.
  12. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,796

    If I'll remember to take snacks and something to drink with me. And if I have a spare knife to open bags, and where I left my route lists. And then leaving myself enough time to take a shower and eat something decent before I leave in case I'm gone for way longer then expected.
  13. ducaticorse

    ducaticorse PlowSite.com Addict
    from we
    Messages: 1,426

  14. JTVLandscaping

    JTVLandscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 862

    Breakdowns...and the fact that I'll have everything cleaned off and salted and then we'll get another burst of snow that covers everything and I have to do it again. EVERY STORM!!!
  15. abbottfarm

    abbottfarm Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 108

    My biggest concern is actually getting the snow predicted. Next is remember where I set my coffee LOL. Breakdowns don't worry me so bad, as after every storm the trucks are washed and given the once over so if there's anything wrong or starting to go wrong it's tended too before it's a huge mess.
  16. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,823

    Where do I begin....

    In order:

    1. Will everyone show up?
    2. What will break?
    3. Will everyone remain safe, and will my equipment remain safe?
    4. Will someone slip/fall and sue me?
    5. Everything else that can be worried about while running a business....
  17. ColumbiaLand

    ColumbiaLand Senior Member
    Messages: 790

    Biggest key is having everyone show up,and be out on their route at just the right time
  18. wilsonsground

    wilsonsground Senior Member
    Messages: 201

    That happened to me last night!!
  19. dfd9

    dfd9 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,475

    Pretty well sums it up.

    Although #2 could be reworded: What won't break. At least the way my year is going. :eek:
  20. cda817

    cda817 Senior Member
    Messages: 284

    1. What won't break
    2. Why do we have 1" of snow on the ground 2 hours before the 1" storm is supposed to start and its still snowing hard
    3. Where did I put my coffee for the 3rd time