Hello folks. I've run my own company as a one man operation for years doing landscaping, and lawn maintenance. I've always plowed FOR other people, and done residentials for myself. I've recently gotten more involved with a few commercial properties, and I'd like to solely bid these for myself, and start accepting more commercial accounts. My questions are these, and please don't be a smartass about it, since I've never bid commercial lots for plowing... 1) If a place wants a seasonal bid, which I understand can be both a benefit and a downfall depending on the winter....do you start in say, November, and go through March? Maybe expect 20 storms a winter, and then add a few more in for that case scenario? This is all new to me.... 2) If there is very minimal shoveling, except infront of a few garage doors, and a few doorways + the dumpster....how do you factor that in? 3) I do not have my own sander on my truck....which is something I'd like in the next season or two....how exactly do I add in salting or sanding? I mean, the one I'm having a bit of a problem figuring out, only has 6 condos in the entire complex....so I could literally use two 5 gallon buckets per storm most likely....and maybe a little extra if it spits overnight or something to that extent. I guess in the scheme of it, I have never had experience submitting a bid for commercial plots as far as snow removal goes....and yes, I do have insurance by the way, so I know I need to factor that in somehow pricewise.. Any help is appreciated! -Thanks, Danny.