How to Get Started in Snow Plowing

In this 40-minute coaching call, Stan discusses and answers many of the questions a very new snow plow business owner will have (and some you may not even know to think about).Topics discussed include:

Topics discussed include:

  • Pros and cons of per time billing vs seasonal billing
  • Pros and cons of per time billing vs seasonal billing
  • Residential vs. Commercial
  • What type of equipment to purchase (plows and trucks – new vs. used)
  • Commercial accounts and How to acquire them
  • Subcontracting vs. direct hire
  • Should you shovel
  • Salting
  • How to address special needs (like paver driveways)

Gagan (the student) is preparing for his first season plowing.  He has one truck and enough accounts to keep that truck busy, but he wants to acquire more residential accounts and possibly some commercial.

This course includes: a 40 minute video recording of the coaching call and a PDF guide that outlines what is discussed and where you can find it in the video (so you don’t have to watch the whole thing every time you have a specific question).


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