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Pricing salt, flat fee each time or?

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by CK82, Oct 19, 2005.

  1. CK82

    CK82 Senior Member
    Messages: 189

    I need some suggestions, would you recommend pricing salt on a per time basis for residentials, since usually you can predict the amount of salt being used? Also for example I will be plowing a duplex drive with at least a 25min. drive to get there and it will need salting periodically whether it has snowed or not. Should I have a minimum charge set as a result of having about a 50min. round trip? I do have other accounts on the route to make it worth while plowing, but these accounts wont be salted as often, if at all.
  2. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    I get $20.00 per 50 lbs. with no set quantities.
  3. westwind

    westwind Member
    Messages: 79

    Drive time is time. You should be charging for that long in the truck. Example: How many driveways can you plow in 50min.? That's how much you could be making.payup