When you have a piece of equipment, do you break it down per hour that you use it?? Or do you break it down per hour / year? Say you work roughly 2000 hours / year, whether it's all lawn, lawn and snow, landscaping, whatever. Take that it costs you $5,000 for a snow plow, and you plow roughly 250 hours / year, and you keep the plow for 5 years. Would you break this down by a hourly rate for the 5 years at 10,000 hours (hours worked for the 5 years) or 1250 hours, for the 5 years that you actually plowed with it?? Now, say you have a $40,000 truck that you keep for 4 years. Do you then break this down at an 8,000 hourly rate??