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Hey Bobby, How about a snow surcharge?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sailinstud420, Apr 23, 2005.

  1. sailinstud420

    sailinstud420 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 343

    I had no choice but to cut lawns today in the snow, it was really wet here in MI the last two days so I tried to hold off, but today was the last thread. It was really cold and I really suffered, i'm thinking a flat rate snow surcharge of about $35.00 on top of the regular service charge. Would you agree?

    Maybe if we get enough come monday I can charge to shovel the lawn, then mow it.... :D
  2. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    ok, i'm down with it, but i'm not sure how much to charge. i do "dew" surcharges, but snow is wetter than dew. hmmm, screw it, charge double, and substitute cat litter for the grub treatment. all is well, that ends well
  3. Freshcut Lawn Care

    Freshcut Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    Bob is Sharp, isn't he!
  4. crawdad

    crawdad LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,938

    Oh, he's a sharp as a marble!
  5. proenterprises

    proenterprises LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,296

    That must be awful just after starting the season. Maybe you can keep the plow on the truck, and after you cut the grass, drop the blade and scrape the drive on the way out! Double billing~

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