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Private Businesses Benefit From Snow on Delmarva

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MILTON, Del.-  As Delmarva prepared for a potential snow storm, some businesses were eagerly awaiting its arrival.

Private landscaping companies, for instance, like American Hardscape's in Georgetown, benefit from lots of snow, because they can employ their plows. They often aren't that busy during the winter.

"Today, you know, for instance our crews aren't doing pave or patios or irrigation or lakeside," Jamey Mault, the owner said. 'So this helps financially, a storm would be good if it actually does happen."

The same goes for Bill Wright, who drives the sole plow for Wright's Landscaping in Milton.

"It could be very busy;" he explained. "Standby, wait for the phone to ring and get busy."

Wright said he could get up to 20 people just calling to get out of their driveways.

Plow drivers and salt spreaders however aren't the only one's gearing up for snow business.  Rob Kriner works at The Garage in Rehoboth Beach, and said he expects to be doing some roadside assistance.

"People run off the road into the snow bank and we gotta go pull those guys out," he explained. "Go to the super market; the car won't start, so forth, pretty much just people getting pulled out of the snow."


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