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Help with a 50 house bid.

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by Plow Newb, Nov 18, 2008.

  1. Plow Newb

    Plow Newb Junior Member
    from Toronto
    Messages: 22

    We are supposed to submit a bid on 50 houses within a 3km radius, all double driveways.

    Any help on the going rate or a rough estimate as to what to submit?

    tymusic
     
  2. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,546

    25 a drive?
     
  3. Plow Newb

    Plow Newb Junior Member
    from Toronto
    Messages: 22

    has to be a seasonal rate...

    was thinking around $300? Is that too low?
     
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2008
  4. EPPSLLC

    EPPSLLC Senior Member
    Messages: 209

    I would say you need to charge at least 10 bucks a piece
     
  5. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,546

    how many snows u get a year?
     
  6. Plow Newb

    Plow Newb Junior Member
    from Toronto
    Messages: 22

    approximately 20..
     
  7. bigearl

    bigearl Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    I have a couple questions

    Are these the only drives your going to do ?


    and is 3000 a month for your over head?



    1 truck or multiple?
     
  8. GL&M

    GL&M Senior Member
    from PA
    Messages: 223

    $300.00 divided by 20 snows is $15.00 each per event. Sounds low to me considering they are double drives. Total income per event would be $750.00. Depends on what your expenses are. I would say no less than $25.00 each or $500.00 per season. That gets you a $1,250.00 per event. I charge a $35.00 minimum, but not many of my jobs are with 3 Km of each other. How many hours are you estimating to do the work?
     
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2008
  9. snowguys

    snowguys Senior Member
    Messages: 708

    i would bid it out at $20,000 for the season for 50 homes plus salt