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need some help from driveway guys

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by snowplower1, Dec 9, 2015.

  1. snowplower1

    snowplower1 Senior Member
    Messages: 774

    I don't typically do driveways but this one is right in my neighborhood and seems pretty easy. So I don't really know a good price. I was thinking maybe 40 per trip or 425? Low? High? Thanks for the help

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  2. CCsnowpusher

    CCsnowpusher Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    Is the driveway tar or stone? Do you have to shovel walkways or paths any where around the house and will you be putting down any ice melt?
     
  3. truckitup

    truckitup Senior Member
    Messages: 257

    Looks like a easy driveway. Those prices are we would charge out here in webster,
     
  4. allagashpm

    allagashpm Senior Member
    Messages: 704

    40 is fair. I would probably try for 45
     
  5. leolkfrm

    leolkfrm PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,423

    as cc asked...i would be sure of what they expect before quoting it...
     
  6. snowplower1

    snowplower1 Senior Member
    Messages: 774

    Cc, good thoughts. I have to ask about that. It is a asphalt driveway I think. It's whatever all our drives are.
    Since 40 sound pretty fair I'll probably go for that on just plowing but if they want shoveling just in front of the garage I'll do like 50 per trip and if they want walks done probably 60 per trip
     
  7. AMW Landscaping

    AMW Landscaping Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    I would be at 60 to do drive and walkway
     
  8. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Get a credit check on them first.
     
  9. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,169

    Or $500 for the season, 10% off prepay so $450...
     
  10. snowplower1

    snowplower1 Senior Member
    Messages: 774

    That is what I meant. If they don't want walks but do want in front of garage then 50. If they do want walks and garage and plow 60 per. How much you think seasonal for shoveling and plow? 550?
     
  11. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Isn't Rochester 150.00 for the season?
     
  12. AMW Landscaping

    AMW Landscaping Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    Would depend on snow fall. Here we only get 24" on a good year so gonna be much different then NY
     
  13. maxwellp

    maxwellp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,112

    How much snow do you get in a winter? How many times does it snow? $60 Driveway and Walks.
     
  14. CCsnowpusher

    CCsnowpusher Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    Snowplower1 $60 for drive and walks sounds like a reasonable price to me.
     
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2015
  15. snowplower1

    snowplower1 Senior Member
    Messages: 774

    We get on average like a 100" probably like 25 plows. Yes Rochester has been hit pretty hard for driveways. Ive heard a typical drive will go for 200-250. Last year those guys stopped going out until there was like 4 in on drives. Was kinda funny coming home seeing all the drives in my neighborhood staked but not getting plowed that was about mid February.
     
  16. maxwellp

    maxwellp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,112

    With 25 plows and 100 inches of snow there is no way I would do a driveway for 200-250 a season.
    For the $60 driveway with that much snow, here I would get $2025.
     
  17. snowplower1

    snowplower1 Senior Member
    Messages: 774

    Around here some lots go for around that.
     
  18. scottL

    scottL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,603

    Not exactly easy. Notice the inner part of the driveway nearest the front door. Your not likely to get a close backdrag ... So expect to jump out and shovel 8 feet.

    How busy is the road the driveway is attached to? $40 for driveway. $8 for walk. $10 for busy road.
     
  19. snowplower1

    snowplower1 Senior Member
    Messages: 774

    It's a neighborhood so at that time of morning we'd be lucky to see 2 cars go by. Back dragging that really won't be hard. There's enough room to square up to the garage and pull back enough
     
  20. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Going rate there,About 250-450.00 here same snow totals and times out.Of course,I charge 600.00 and turn people away.