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Higher Prices for Western NY

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Dnipro Max, Oct 6, 2005.

  1. Dnipro Max

    Dnipro Max Member
    Messages: 60

    Hello everyone,
    Looks like we are raising prices this season, spesialy with gas @ $3 per galon, so what we will charge this year? I'm thinking at least $20 per trip on call, $250 per seasonal contract of 15 trips, I would love to get $100 per mounth with 5 mounth contract totaling $500, that just not hapening here in rochester. I seen flyer for unlimited season plowing at $179 !!!! Is that LOW BALING or what?
  2. greenpastureslc

    greenpastureslc Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    I know a guy up my way gets $20/ push or $300 for the season.

    ADLAWNCUTTERS Senior Member
    Messages: 212

    Get your price don't worry about the other guy.I raised a couple of places $200.00 per month. With the cost of fuel and ins the raise is needed. I did tell them i am willing to lower my prices when fuel goes down.What if diesel goes to 4.00 per gallon?. I normally don't raise my prices that often, we in a new ball game.As for low ballers they won't show up when it costs 160.00 to fill there tank.
  4. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,870

    Huh, Im getting $35.00 a push and $500.00 a season...Fuel is to much to be any lower. payup
  5. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,644

    gas-hike clause

    Hi Vitaly,

    I put a clause in my contract that raises the rates if we go over $3.00, then again at $4.00, shoot me if it goes over $5 :gunsfiring:

    BTW I still haven't done the porch yet :(
  6. Dnipro Max

    Dnipro Max Member
    Messages: 60

    whats your extras? if gas goes up,
    yea i been prety busy this season, didn't even check with you on the porch
  7. Grn Mtn

    Grn Mtn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,644

    Check your PM's
  8. Dnipro Max

    Dnipro Max Member
    Messages: 60

    ok, thanks