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Pricing Sand

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by trainhorntruck, Aug 23, 2012.

  1. trainhorntruck

    trainhorntruck Member
    from CT
    Messages: 39

    I just wanted to hear all the diffrent ways all you guys price sand, salt, calcium etc...
     
  2. TCLA

    TCLA 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,699

    By the bag, by the ton, by the application....or already included in seasonal pricing.
     
  3. trainhorntruck

    trainhorntruck Member
    from CT
    Messages: 39

    what do you charge per ton for sand and salt
     
  4. Mick76

    Mick76 2000 Club Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 2,157

    for the most part sand is fairly cheap and depending on how "hot" you mix it with salt will determine how much you can charge for it..... generally the guys will do cost of material (an / or a markup of 2 to three times the cost of the mix) and a time charge.....
    IE...
    If your hourly rate is $100 per hour and your mix costs are $20 per ton .... you would charge it at $100 assuming its an hour (time to get there , spread it, and get back) and anywhere from 20-60 assuming your spreading a ton for the product....so you'd charge 120-160 per application...HIH