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Help with estimate

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Tim C, Nov 15, 2003.

  1. Tim C

    Tim C Member
    Messages: 70

    This was my have been brought up or discussed before. This estimate is for 5 drive-ways and access road. The person that did it last season is not doing it any more. He charged 40$ per drive, first 4" at 6"he added 20$. He did not charge for the access road.Access road is 250-300ft 2 carwidth wide.

    Iwould like far price including sanding at 1-2" and after storm.

    understand that I think the previous guy did not charge enough!!?

    Some good feed back would be appreciated

    Thanks Tim C Let it snow
  2. Plow Meister

    Plow Meister PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,174

    I would charge 250.00 to 300.00. Splitting that up 5 ways would be 50.00 to 60.00 per house on the property. I think that is reasonable. Especially if the common drive is only 10 to 12 feet wide. That is only 2 or 3 passes.
  3. easthavenplower

    easthavenplower Senior Member
    Messages: 282

    ok first i think that 50 is way to cheap i get that for 1 driveway that is only 3 passes you have 5 drives plus the common i would charge minimum of 75 DOLLARS That will cover sanding oilchange tires why woRk for peanuts its not worth it if your not gonna make at least 100 dollars on 5 drives dont do it.good luck
  4. carlriv2

    carlriv2 Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 126

    The $40.00 sounds good to me, but I would charge per push.

    Sanding would be extra with $75.00 min. most likely $100-125 per application.

    I am in Littleton, MA
  5. Tim C

    Tim C Member
    Messages: 70

    Thanks for the feed back, I give the estamate at 10:30 sun. I will let all how it went, I am not going to cut my self- short If they want a Flybynighter so be it cutting short does not pay the bills.

    Thanks again Tim C
  6. Tim C

    Tim C Member
    Messages: 70

    Estimate was given. I was 100$ higher on heavy snow events, and about the same on regulare snow events. I told the client you get what you pay for. I am sick and tired on some guys with there low ball pricing:gunsfiring:

    No call back yet and I'm not clling her.

    Thanks again for your response

    Tim C Let It Snow