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Salt vs plow question

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by benabarlow, Dec 21, 2004.

  1. benabarlow

    benabarlow Member
    from vermont
    Messages: 30

    Lets say you get $35 per push at this particular place. When you have to just salt it what is a fair price to charge them taking in account salt in burlington vermont is $85 a ton or 1 cubic yard. Any suggestions can help thanks.
  2. NJ Plowman

    NJ Plowman Senior Member
    Messages: 799

    Half is fair, but is it worth it for $17.50?
  3. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    As a general rule, sanding only will equal plowing only. So if a driveway is $35 to plow, it will usually be $35 to sand.
  4. benabarlow

    benabarlow Member
    from vermont
    Messages: 30


    well I could run a billing that way and see who doen't complain and go from there. thanks.
  5. flykelley

    flykelley 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,124

    The cheapest that I charge for salt is 35.00 for a real small lot that hold 8 cars then about 10x 40 ft drive on each side of the building. 35.00 is almost to cheap but i buy my salt 1 ton at a time and have some left from my other salting jobs so I use that on the doctors office.

    Regards Mike