Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by tcdodge4000, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. tcdodge4000

    tcdodge4000 LawnSite Member
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    I rencently looked at a sub contracting opportunity to plow snow, i wanted to know if anybody has done subcontracting and made money at it. what do i need to look out for when doing this, the guys pays 2/10 net 30. or 30 days from invoice. how do i best approach this subcontract?

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    Our trucks plow as a sub for the state. Works out fine for us.
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  3. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care LawnSite Silver Member
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    Be a sub is a good way to make more money esp if your hourly!
  4. andyslawncare

    andyslawncare LawnSite Senior Member
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    Become friends with the contractors that you will work with. You should be able to trust them, and them you. be on time and do what you say you will do. After awhile, they don't ask you a price, they'll just ask you to do the work for them.
  5. JCPM

    JCPM LawnSite Member
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    The nice thing about sub contracting is that YOU never have to field any customer calls while you're trying to work.
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  6. lawn

    lawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    What are the advangates to sbcontract your snow clients? how much do you pay the subcontractor? how does the "subcontracting" service works between the 2 parties?

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