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bidding in ft wayne IN

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by rayf268, Oct 25, 2006.

  1. rayf268

    rayf268 Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    I am going to do a few commercial and res. drives and was hoping there might be someone in my area who can give me a idea of the market for pricing . I am also only going to be able to start pushing as early as 630am due to working 3rd shift I know I will need to find places that open later so I can have them cleared out . How does everyone think this will effect residential drives I know most would want plowed before dawn I guess I can always say I can have it looking better in the day light , you think they would buy that .. purplebou
     
  2. snowpoe

    snowpoe Member
    Messages: 41

    I do alot of residential drives & do not start on them until after the commercial ones are done around 7am.The older people are ussually in no hurry & most can get out in the morning & just want it done buy the time they get back from work.
    Churches & Bars are another thing to look into,as some do not need to be done early
     
  3. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    I'd say go for it. Just don't take the ones that need to be done by a certain time. I only have one that has a time set to be done and that's where my route starts, otherwise it's whenever I get there. I've started putting it in my bids that I may not be there until 24 hours after cessation of snowfall - that's what's allowed by State law for businesses.
     
  4. LLM Ann Arbor

    LLM Ann Arbor Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    Teachers are a good bet as well. If it snows they dont have to go to work.
     
  5. Rcgm

    Rcgm Senior Member
    Messages: 613

    Thats a good idea Mick. Call me stupid but I never thought of that.:D

    I always love the people that call up with the driveways on a big storm and say you think you can get here in the next hour.Ow sure no problem ;)