We have been in business since 2002. We have had some trying times and as of the last 3 years pretty good times. Business has grown each year and this year we grew roughly 60-70%, just picked up our first condo association and a few other nice commercial accounts as well as retained all of our exsisting customer's. But with this growth comes new expsenses like mowers, new truck (ouch) etc. But in the grand scheme of things is it all worth it. I could have stayed the sized we were and not needed a new truck and 2 new mowers. My wife was almost in tears when we went down to sign for the new truck and I started thinking is all of this really worth it The more properties you pick up the more expenses you will have etc. Our main truck was paid off and it runs and looks like new (for sale also) and we have spent some money on it in the past two years keeping it running like new. But in order to feel 100% comfortable going after these nicer properties you need to know your equipment will be up to the challenge. Our truck was a 94 F150 heavy half ton. It is basically a new truck with all of the replaced parts, but for plowing this condo assoc. I think it will take its toll on it. So we just bought an 06 F250 xlt and a new BOSS 8'2 V Blade. Does any one else or their wives freak out about the same things?