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1 1/2 inches in Buffalo

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by KSWART, Dec 19, 2004.

  1. KSWART

    KSWART Member
    Messages: 33

    Anyone else around here got more? I heard there is 9"s in East Aurora. How are the Southtowns?
     
  2. finnegan

    finnegan Senior Member
    Messages: 313

    not much maybe 2"
     
  3. Silverhowie

    Silverhowie Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    Only a trace so far here...very very cold though!
     
  4. finnegan

    finnegan Senior Member
    Messages: 313

    hey mike cejka on channel 4 just called for at LEAST 6 inches of snow for thursday payup
     
  5. Ken1zk

    Ken1zk Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    Finally

    I NEED the cash!
    Ken
     
  6. 042500hd

    042500hd Senior Member
    Messages: 251

    Gone out twice

    I've been out twice so far doing Hamburg and Lackawanna. I haven't had to do the entire route yet. How do you guys set your pricing per plow or seasonal? I price all my contracts seasonally. I won't do a driveway for less than $200 for the season. I think that's fair yet still some people try and beat my price down. Any of you guys have the same problem?
     
  7. KSWART

    KSWART Member
    Messages: 33

    With it being 45 on Thursday I don't doubt it.
     
  8. KSWART

    KSWART Member
    Messages: 33


    I don't go less than $200 either. A few of my friends won't go less than $350, with that being said I can not imagine being beat on price at $200. You barely make anything at $200 :(
     
  9. Ken1zk

    Ken1zk Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    Show me the money ...

    With regard to pricing, I offer it to my customers both ways at the beginning of the season. A season price is $250.00 for a single wide up to 125 ft. Per time is $15.00 per plow up to 125 ft. Over 125 I add $25 each additional 50 ft per season or $3.00 per plow. Flag me down and it's $25.00 minimum :waving: . I do all my plowing in Hamburg, lakeshore area. If a customer pays the seasonal up front I give them a 10% discount. I also give a $15.00 seasonal discount or one free per plow for any refferal I get from a current customer who signs on with me.
    Network, network, network ... customers I get from refferal are much less likely to be price shoppers, they look for good reliable service
    Ken
     
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2004
  10. finnegan

    finnegan Senior Member
    Messages: 313

    ken i live in hamburg but plow boston colden--makes it lots of fun- it hardly snows at my place because im right on the lake--also have welder in my garage if you ever need something fixed in a storm look me up....
     
  11. Ken1zk

    Ken1zk Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    good to know
    i'm sure well talk :drinkup:
    thanks
     
  12. PetalsandPines

    PetalsandPines Senior Member
    Messages: 260

    Lot of people were out plowing 1.5"

    Trying to conserve resources this year but everyone got antsy the other day, don't want to be the only staked /un plowed driveway on the street..... :dizzy: (even though I would plow a driveway and end up with a pile 3" deep :confused:

    $200 min???? 3-350 here...too many expenses in Tax n Spend WNY ~~~~~~
     
  13. KSWART

    KSWART Member
    Messages: 33

    We're starting to change to a rain snow mix right now in Cheektowaga. Who the hell knows what this mess is gonna bring. I would love to see it bury the north towns so we can all go make some money payup