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Need Help With A Price Change (Residential)

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by occ3377, Feb 13, 2008.

  1. occ3377

    occ3377 Member
    Messages: 69

    I would like it if someone who does Resisdentials to help me adjust our price for snow removal
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    The houses we do are the ones centraly located around that dark spot (pond) and are the 15 double units, and i usually plow it for my uncle by myself or with younger family that works for free and i get paid 15 dollars an hour and it usually takes from 3-4 hours on average and was wondering if that sounds right or not.

    thanks for any responses
  2. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,604

    $15/hr to plow? You are nuts! You are at least 4 times too low...seriously. You will not last long if that's all you're making. Good luck
  3. occ3377

    occ3377 Member
    Messages: 69

    i figured that but since i am 15 almost 16, my uncle is still in charge and thinks that its "a good price" and i always try to tell who is it a good price for, us or them.

    any more?
  4. plowman4life

    plowman4life Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    you should be getting paid at least 45 per/hr. unless its your uncles equipment
  5. occ3377

    occ3377 Member
    Messages: 69

    yea it is his machine, so it would probly be less, but i change the oil and do the maintenece i change the mower to the blower, i put 95% of the hours on that machine because he didnt want to, so i know he bought it (not cheap) but thats really all