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Cleveland, Ohio 2 inch trigger

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by FREDSKI, Oct 17, 2005.


    FREDSKI Member
    Messages: 32

    Hey Guys, I am new to snow plowing this year, I have a chance to put a bid on condo complex. I know how much I am going to charge them per push, but this is a seasonal contract, my question is approximately how many times would you say I would have to go out on a 2 inch trigger? Thanks for any input..:)
  2. greenpastureslc

    greenpastureslc Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    Looks like the average snowfall for your area is 55" per year. I would base the bid on 60" and go with 30 pushes.

    You can use this link to see weather info for your areahttp://www.weatherbase.com/weather/city.php3?c=US&s=OH&refer=

  3. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,644

    condo's are tough, people always comming and going, tons of foot traffic, lots of little nooks or islands. make sure you include a PITA fee. I know they can be good money, but on the flip side what should take you 2 hours ends up more like 4 plus you still have to come back for clean-ups.

    I plowed 31 times with a 2" commercial trigger last year, but only 11 for the 3" residentials.
  4. Robhollar

    Robhollar Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    It all depends on where it is. I get less snow here in Mentor vrs Mayfield where is seems like they get dumped on. I ave 13 pushes with a 2 inch trigger.....Rob
  5. mdd

    mdd Member
    Messages: 48

    we go by 15 pushes in parma
  6. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,137

    I agree it all depends on what part of Clevland you are in.Some parts get a lot more Lake Effect then others.