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need some help guys, im new

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by lark905lark, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. lark905lark

    lark905lark Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    i got a lot that is 135 x100, im new and not sure how to bid for salt. what the norm or a good rule of thumb on salt on what to charge or mark up. oh and what would u guy charge to plow, its a wide open lot with no obstructions. thanks guys im new to this
  2. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,248

    1)What size blade are you using?
    2)Are you using bagged salt or bulk salt?

    The lot is 13500 sq ft.
  3. lark905lark

    lark905lark Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    8 inch blade, i well be using bulk salt
  4. maxximus98

    maxximus98 Member
    Messages: 52

    Is that 8 inch blade a Shovel???
  5. lark905lark

    lark905lark Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    lmao, im a dumb a**. lol i think you guys know what i mean. i just dont know what i mean..lol
  6. Mick76

    Mick76 2000 Club Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 2,157

    20 lbs per 1000 sf... know your costs and don't lowball