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How much to plow??

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by caddy029, Jan 8, 2016.

  1. caddy029

    caddy029 Junior Member
    from Ky
    Messages: 6

    My question is how much per push? 2-4? 5-7? Also how much to salt lot only? No steps their employees will do steps and walk way. Pretty new to plowing so this one has mu thinking? Also how much salt will this use?

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  2. JMHConstruction

    JMHConstruction PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,722

    If ya can't price it, ya can't push it.
    MsBrie2U likes this.
  3. maxwellp

    maxwellp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,123

    $628 a push - 2 inch Trigger.
  4. RMGLawn

    RMGLawn Senior Member
    Messages: 271

    Depends on equipment you have
  5. Krimick77

    Krimick77 Member
    Messages: 50

    I'd say 1800 to 2400 lbs of salt depending on temp. and amount of traffic. Lower side if your salting after plowing, higher side if your treating an ice event. For plowing, I'd be $560 per push @ 2" trigger
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2016
  6. Sawboy

    Sawboy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,700

    Best. Reply. Ever. Accurate as all hell too! :salute:
  7. Randall Ave

    Randall Ave PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,587

    What did you come up with yourself? And what equipment ya got?
  8. caddy029

    caddy029 Junior Member
    from Ky
    Messages: 6

    I was thinking $550 plus salt, wasnt for sure how much salt I would need, I have chevy 2500 with 8ft boss plow and boss 1100 tailgate spreader.
  9. AEI

    AEI Member
    Messages: 68

    Phuck.... The way our winters been I will drive down there and do it for 400.00 :drinkup: After fuel, Twinkies and Redbull I should clear 200.00

    More then I have made here in weeks!!! Hell, I might just spend the other 200 on some Shine. Then call it a day!
  10. Randall Ave

    Randall Ave PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,587

    Whats the average snowfall per year, and how many events? In a big storm, your truck ain't gonna make it. That's a big lot.
  11. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,925

    If thats his only lot hell be ok but if he has a route and you get 18" you will be in trouble