The guy with the two truck operation out of his house will have very little overhead compared.
No shop or office rent.
No additional utilities
Probably wont need an office person.
Most likely he will have his trucks on a personal auto policy. Huge savings there
Start going down the list and see how many things a "stand alone" company has to pay for that a home operation doesnt.
You can pick each one apart. But I assure you, the numbers are not exact, but I did do everything I could to cut expenses before it got too bad.
I even got rid of the office person, replaced with my wife, and got rid of the supervisor.....'
But still add up whats left over.
Its a lot of $30 lawns.