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whats your base charge for a seasonal contract

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by hankhill, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. hankhill

    hankhill Member
    Messages: 47

    So lately I've been thinking about what to charge, say there is a driveway thats worth $20 per push and add another $5 for salting and shoveling walkways.

    How much would you charge for entire season? I would split the payment in 3, one at signing, one in january and one in march.
  2. merrimacmill

    merrimacmill PlowSite.com Addict
    from MA
    Messages: 1,823

    I can't comment on price as I don't do resi's and in the past never did them on a seasonal basis, but I would be very careful having them pay in March. Once the snow stops flying, good luck getting their money from most of them..
  3. JDiepstra

    JDiepstra PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,780

    Find out your seasonal average for plowable snow events. Multiply that number by your $20. Some years they win. Some years you win. Seasonals pay in full up front.
  4. SharpBlades

    SharpBlades Senior Member
    Messages: 366

    Hankhill- where are you in upstate NY?