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Old 02-26-2002, 02:01 PM
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ceaman ceaman is offline
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I need help sweeping.....

I just recieved a call from a property management company who would like to contract me for their property for lawncare, snow removal, and sweeping. I have plenty of equipment to handle the property's lawn and snow but have never done sweeping....

I know nothing....
can anyone give me any detais on what i am jumping into?
what kind of money can be made if there is no other sweeping contractors in the area?

somebody steer me in the right direction!!!!
Jeremy Seacat
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Gas City, In 46933
(765) 674-6373
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Old 02-26-2002, 07:46 PM
beck beck is offline
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Do you get the trade magazines? They have many companies that advertise their sweepers in there.

Here is one I saw in Pro magazine
they show a dodge dakota and sweeper for $32,000 or just the sweeper for $14,000

I have no idea on pricing. It also seems that they work nights to avoid traffic.
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Old 02-26-2002, 07:56 PM
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We lease a Cat skid steer with sweeper in front that sweeps into the bucket then dump sand from plowing season in dump truck and haul away!! Sweeper you charge $55.00hr and truck $45.00 per hr plus disposal fees. We clean over 60 large condos and shopping centers.
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