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how to charge for a long driveway???

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by trqjnky, Dec 16, 2010.

  1. trqjnky

    trqjnky Senior Member
    Messages: 620

    i charge by the ton normally. today, i got a call from a business that has a driveway i'd estimate at 100yds long and 3 cars wide.

    how would you charge? it didnt take much sand. do you have a minimum?
     
  2. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    1yd minimum.
     
  3. trqjnky

    trqjnky Senior Member
    Messages: 620

    What's a yard equal to in weight? I've always charged by the ton.
     
  4. paponte

    paponte Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    Depends on material. Straight salt is typically (not exactly) 1 ton per yd, sand is typically 2500-2800lbs per yard. If you buy by the ton, then you should charge by the ton. Whats the minimum you can buy? Then that should be your minimum.