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  1. Bidding & Estimating
    Hi there. I run a landscape company that has does residential yards in the spring/summer and plowing driveways in the winter. This year business has been great, so I picked up two commerical accounts. A tire store and a hotel. They have asked to plow...I really need help here. I'm using a...
  2. Bidding & Estimating
    Hello, I'm Jake. I am in the planning stage of getting a company up and running. Depending on cost and business loan, I may start this season with mowing, or I may start next winter with plowing. I'm from Wisconsin and could use any advice you want to give me about starting my business. I...
  3. Bidding & Estimating
    Hello all, I'm looking for advice on pricing out snow removal for small commercial lots. We are primarily a roofing/construction company but also offer snow removal during the winter. I've figured out a simple cost estimating "formula" and want to see if/how we should tweak it. I've figured a...
  4. Bidding & Estimating
    Hi, all! My husband is really the owner of our company, I'm just trying to help brainstorm with this major feat ahead of us. To give you a brief introduction, my husband has been plowing snow for several years. Initially started with a dixie chopper, then he bought F350 and plow, and now he...
  5. Bidding & Estimating
    2019-10-31 by zicesariz posted Oct 31, 2019 at 3:26 PM Im thinking on charging them $350 per push every 2 inches. I will have my dad with me on the truck, he's going to shovel the main entrance and two side doors on each corner. He will also use our Honda Snow blower 928 to do the side walk in...
  6. Bidding & Estimating
    Hello all... Long time stalker...first time poster. Been plowing just a few yrs now. One of my customers is a large corp for whom I currently do smaller properties. They now want me to submit a contract for 4 miles of sidewalk according to the same terms I do their other properties -...
  7. Business Fundamentals
    Hi guys I'm a new member to this site. I would like to know what your thoughts are on my hourly rates for one of commercial customers also any suggestions or recommendations that you might have. I'm from Minnesota I have 1 commercial account I mainly service seasonal residential customers within...
  8. Bidding & Estimating
    Hey everyone, First post here. I was curious as to what everyone thought about this driveway for plow pricing. I use a Ford F-350 with an 8' BOSS V XT. It's single lane roughly 700' southern Michigan Hillsdale county. I think I can pretty much get it done in a pass with a little clean up at the...
  9. Bidding & Estimating
    I have a lot that's 22000 square feet, need to be plowed, salted, one loading dock needs to be cleaned and 4 entrances need to be cleared. One truck 2500 with an 8' plow. What would you guys charge? First year doing snow removal. Picture of the lot is available for you guys to look at.
  10. Introduce Yourself to the Community
    I just went to a pre-bid here in Connecticut and could use help from all of you. I need to figure out size's of side walks and parking areas to get square footage. Then I'll need to figure bids in inch type pricing. Thanks for any and all help. TY Frank
  11. Business Fundamentals
    Hello, we have been plowing for around 3 years now. We were just approached by a pharmacy company asking us for a quote for a few of their locations. However, they want the monthly pricing. We usually price per storm so monthly pricing is new to us. Looking for some guidance on pricing out...
  12. Bidding & Estimating
    hello, we recently got called to big on a few parking lots. this one is one of them and its the biggest out of all. it is about 235,000 sq ft. the bid will be from 1-3 3.1-6 6.1-9 9+ Price/inch. it also is for Snow Plowing And Salt Application. and a price for Salt Application only ( From my...
  13. Commercial Snow Removal
    Hello all, before everyone jumps into this thread advising me to stay well clear of a job of this size, let me give you more information. - I have 2000 summer lawn care, landscaping and property maintenance clients. Some of the work we do would be a comparable size to managing a shopping...
  14. Bidding & Estimating
    I just did a snow quote for a customer I already do lawn for(tiny lil lawn out front) I thought I would share my pricing to others as an example of "what to charge" This property is 2 businesses so I was asked to give prices & split it(both are close to same size) Wish me luck that I'll get...
  15. Bidding & Estimating
    Hello this is my first year pricing out snowplow jobs. I have been plowing for six years but have no idea how to price the jobs properly. I know it can be done by square feet, per push or hourly. If there is someone on here from southern Ontario or anyone who could help me out on how to price...
  16. Bidding & Estimating
    I am bidding on a 3.2 acre lot in northwest Indiana and I've salted many lots. I do Walgreens Burgerking ect. so I know how to figure a price on a small lot but never a lot of this size. I figured my plowing price at around 800 and I'm thinking around a ton of salt. that runs about 200 to 250...
  17. Bidding & Estimating
    I was wondering if anyone plows in the akron/canton/cuyahoga falls area in Ohio. What do you charge on average to salt and plow a commercial business? Also how much do you charge for residential drive ways? Would it be better to charge by the hour, push, or charge a flat rate for a season...
  18. Bidding & Estimating
    this is a private road i was asked to bid on today. it is about 1000ft long by 30 wide I was thinking 1"-3" $200 3"-6" $350 6"-9" $500 9"-12" $650 12"+ $650 + $40 per inch $150 to sand as needed I will plow every 3" when it is snowing
  19. Commercial Snow Removal
    We are very excited about the launch of www.gotpushers.com, which has a pricing calculator for all of Pro-Tech's products. Let us know what you think!
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