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how much do you charge for per push?

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by miked9372, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. miked9372

    miked9372 Member
    from MN
    Messages: 64

    how much do you guys charge?
  2. eric02038

    eric02038 Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 247

    for residential?
  3. Advantage

    Advantage Senior Member
    Messages: 766

  4. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    My wife put me on seasonal. LOL
  5. toby4492

    toby4492 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,513


  6. ajslands

    ajslands 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,033

    For. Comercial? Not telling! Residential, between 0$ ( my parents drive) and 110$.
  7. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    enough to be profitable.

    thats pretty good:laughing:
  8. ajslands

    ajslands 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,033

    and pay for expenses, subs, insurance, phone bill, and other stuff :rolleyes:
  9. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,953

    profit is actually what comes after expenses, subs, insurance, phone bill and other stuff. :confused:
  10. dfd9

    dfd9 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,475

    I read some suggestions here of $1-$1,000 per push.

    Maybe more?

    Seems reasonable to me.
  11. TPC Services

    TPC Services Senior Member
    Messages: 875

    Ask them what they want to pay per push then subtract 99.99%, Pad your time by 50% hire out subs an pay them 49.99% an then subtract your over head by .01%. So that should be what you are wanting to get paid per push!!
  12. asps4u

    asps4u Senior Member
    Messages: 543

    LMAO, that's great!!!

    Give AJ a break, they haven't covered that yet in homeroom :rolleyes:
  13. ajslands

    ajslands 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,033

    ROFLMAO :laughing: :laughing: :laughing:. We don't have homeroom in highschool :!
  14. the new boss 92

    the new boss 92 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,989

    i think you guys tormented this poor guy thread thats awsome!
  15. CGM Inc.

    CGM Inc. PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,598

    it's a pretty wide spread question with many answers!
    we don't charge at all for such a small property.
  16. miked9372

    miked9372 Member
    from MN
    Messages: 64

    yup! awesome lets party now!!! round of drinks on me at my bar come if you want to kick off 2010-11 snow season :drinkup:

    *round of drinks only apply to the people that actually helped :jester:*
  17. bighornjd

    bighornjd Senior Member
    Messages: 249

    I find out how much the last guy charged and do it for half that. :D
  18. miked9372

    miked9372 Member
    from MN
    Messages: 64

    yup half of what thees guys charge and run them out of bossiness good plan...might go with that
  19. Wayne Volz

    Wayne Volz Senior Member
    Messages: 694

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  20. coral

    coral Senior Member
    Messages: 128


    ME TOO!!!!!