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Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by mtnzone, Apr 13, 2008.

  1. mtnzone

    mtnzone Member
    Messages: 82

    may seem a little strange to be asking this, but the lingo is getting me.. Been plowing residentials for the past 4 years. I have around 20 of them, and now im getting into commercial plowing as well as some larger apartment complexes.

    THe wordage I keep hearing is "pushes" and charging per push on here... Do you mean if you charge lets say $80 per push and the driveway takes 3 pushes to clear driveway your charging $240 per clearing of driveway?? If so that seems high.. but hey my pricing may be off and Im willing to change my pricing..........:drinkup:
  2. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,604

    When bidding "per push" you are giving the total cost of doing a complete job ONE time.

    For instance, I take care of several different gas stations. This past week I plowed each of them 4 times throughout the course of the storm. When I send the companies an invoice I am going to charge my "per push" rate times 4.

    Hope that clears it up for you...
  3. mtnzone

    mtnzone Member
    Messages: 82

    yes it does thanks... i thought so but just wanted to make sure.. didnt want to be one of ""those guys"" that underbids........lol no one had said anything to me but once you get that rep....... well you know what i mean......
  4. Quality SR

    Quality SR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,829

    Ohhhh no not another Low baller. :rolleyes:
  5. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company PlowSite Veteran
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 4,413

    LOL Not him
  6. mtnzone

    mtnzone Member
    Messages: 82

    shoot em shoot em all........:gunsfiring::gunsfiring: probably not PC but you get the dirft......;)