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seasonal bid help

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by pipelayer, Nov 19, 2014.

  1. pipelayer

    pipelayer Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 157

    giving a seasonal price to one of my commercial accounts. i already have the numbers worked up, and im all set there, but when should i end my season, i came up with march 1st, then charge per event from there, just want an opinion before i give them the contract. thanks. also, i carry commercial insurance, which i havent looked into my underwritings, but how many people on here are bonded in CT, one customer asked me specifically, and before i put a call into my insurance co, i was wondering if it was covered under most commerical policies . thanks
  2. linckeil

    linckeil PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,272

    march 1st? i wouldn't consider that to be the end of the season. march 31st is more like it. snow is much more likely in march then not. if i was the client i would expect a seasonal contract to cover all (or at least the first half) of march.
  3. MSsnowplowing

    MSsnowplowing Senior Member
    Messages: 761

    November 1st till April 30th and price accordingly.
    Most of our storms we get in Jan, Feb and March, I don't remember plowing once in 8 years in April.

    I used to end mine on April 1st but everyone kept thinking I was joking :laughing:
  4. pipelayer

    pipelayer Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 157

    ok cool thats why i wanted to get some opinions.