Plowguys is a snow contractor, serving the Boston market since 2015.. Our operations are designed for urban settings, harnessing the power of a concentrated workforce, route management technology, and deep domain expertise.
Our role as snow contractors is to mitigate risk. It may seem odd to think of winter services from this vantage point, but make no mistake, our primary objective is to protect your ass(ets) by reducing exposure to risk. Massachusetts imposes a legal duty on property owners to keep property clear of snow and ice, whether from natural or unnatural causes.
The triumvirate of trust
pay bills & report Issues.
standardize and perform professional services
shift risk, defend, and,
when needed, pay-out
Plowguys has its roots in the Canadian model of snow & ice management: subscription-based revenue and, on multiple sites, agricultural tractors instead of trucks or skidsteers. Predictable revenue breaks from the feast or famine economics that plagues the snow business, letting us hire employees, invest in tightly-defined service areas, and take advantage of cost-savings such as bulk salt purchases and equipment financing, to benefit customers.
Plowguys specializes in condominium and (small-to-medium-sized) commercial snow & ice management in urban settings.
On many sites (and one residential route in Newton), we use compact tractors with front-mounted plows and rear-mounted snowblowers. This setup is the standard in Canada, and is becoming popular in the U.S.Learn More About Our TractorsSnow Tractor Mafia On Facebook
Plowguys builds its own route-centric software for exterior property maintenance. Automating tasks and capturing data from the field--without burdening field workers with complex mobile applications--is a shortcoming of many field service systems. Not to mention a lack of focus on route businesses and customer interactions (e.g. schedules, alerts, visit logs, weather data, etc.), contract management, recurring/subscription billing, and route analytics (e.g. density, timing, profitability).
A place to create, edit/append, (manually or automatically) renew, or archive customer contracts.
Template or customizable commerce plans (i.e. pricing and terms structure).
Automatic or manual payments, powered by Stripe.
Alerts sent to entire routes or individual properties, to keep in-the-know of schedules and any service delays.
Winter weather alerts, and certified snow totals, powered by Weather Works.
Passive location tracking so operators can focus on their work, and customers can see the progress of their route.
Dynamic ETAs pushed to customers from the field.
Time in and time out logged for compliance purposes and historical archiving with the property.