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seasonal price

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by topgunn, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. topgunn

    topgunn Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    I have a verbal yes from a shopping plaza now they are asking for a seasonal price. How many times should I figure for south Chicago suburbs for 1.5 and 2" triggers. additionally he mentioned a 40" max
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2010
  2. 09dieselguy

    09dieselguy Senior Member
    Messages: 283

    7 times.

    on average go back 5 years and see what it was for them. use the average of the 5 years and make build a bid from there.
  3. swtiih

    swtiih PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,179

    what about salting
  4. erkoehler

    erkoehler PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,279

    Is it a 1 year contract or a 3 year contract?

    Everyone is calling for a heavy snow season!
  5. JDiepstra

    JDiepstra PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,780

    This does beg the question.... What happens after 40"?
  6. topgunn

    topgunn Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    salt is extra. after 40 goes to a per push. they just want to spread out the payments instead of 2 months of large payments. they agreed to the per push price just want it spread out. Its a 1 year but I'll be pushing for longer with a seasonal.
  7. viper881

    viper881 Senior Member
    Messages: 477

    Is your seasonal 4,5,6,or 12 month payment?
  8. viper881

    viper881 Senior Member
    Messages: 477

    DONT do 12! just fyi
  9. topgunn

    topgunn Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    4 or 5 months. Im just wondering how many pushes are average for this area. ive heard numbers from 8 to 30
  10. KCD Snow Pro

    KCD Snow Pro Member
    from IL.
    Messages: 35

    Typically avg 5-7 2 inch pushes, maybe 3 bigger events and about 8-10 1 inch or less dustings that can be burnt off with salt. Good idea to budget for maybe 3 ice events.

    All in all typically avg 15 pushes & 30 spreadings including after a push.

    Least snow in area about 10 inches/season
    Most snow in area about 90 inches/season

    Hope this helps some. Maybe figure avg 100 hrs per year in field operations over 3-5 yr timeline.
  11. TwoBrosLawn

    TwoBrosLawn Member
    from 53223
    Messages: 89

    being in milwaukee I have been doing 15 pushes and 23 salts....upper midwest is calling for 90" of snow this year.
  12. swtiih

    swtiih PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,179

    curious to know where you read this years snowfall at