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Old 03-05-2009, 06:45 PM
N&CLandscaping N&CLandscaping is offline
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Season Contracts - Snow plowing

Just wondering, I have never put any of my accounts on a Season contract with a monthly price. Just wondering if I am doing this right....

Ex: Mow lawn X amount of times per month, per season
Spring cleanup X amount
Mulch X amount
Ext.. X amount

Add up everything and devied by the season and get your monthly price. Is this the correct way to do this?

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Old 03-05-2009, 08:13 PM
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That is how I did a few of mine:
mowing x's/season
plowing x's/season
spring/fall clean-ups
bed maintenance

add it all up and divide by 12.
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Old 03-05-2009, 08:14 PM
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Yes... but for snow protect yourself with a cap on total snowfall. I ended up working for peanuts on my contract snow accounts. They got more than their monies worth in less than 3 weeks of record snow. Glad I only signed up 3 under that plan.

Clearly spell out details what is included what is not.
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Old 03-05-2009, 09:41 PM
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For snow I do a slot amount like so much for 2"-6", 7"-11" and so on. I bill for total accum in a 24hr. period. You my want to check Plowsite for more info.
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Old 03-06-2009, 07:35 PM
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I bill 6 months for mowing, 6 months for plowing. I mow 7 mo a year and plow 7 mo. I charge extra for mows over x and plows over x
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