Proposals can be difficult until you develop a format that you are comfortable with. Here is basic line item pricing proposal that I have used in the past. I would modify, add and delete lines as they applied to a specific bid. It helps you to not forget things too.
Project Name: What are you doing?
Project Address: Where are you doing it?
Customer Job Number: So they know what you are talking about.
Bidding To: Name of your contact person
Title of your contact person
Company Name you are bidding to
Phone: (123) 456-7890 Fax: (123) 456-7890 [email protected]
Your Company Name Here
proposes to furnish all labor, materials, tools, supervision, insurance and taxes required to complete the following scope of work.
$ Flat Rate – includes first 20 CY of debris
$ Additional sales clean for second house.
$ Additional sales clean due to size of home 3,843 SF per Volusia County Property Appraiser's Office and extreme filth – excessive amount of cobwebs on the exterior of the house and cobwebs throughout the house, animal feces in the hallway, the kitchen floor is covered in the dried remains of decomposed food that was originally left in the refrigerator. Toilet is exceptionally unclean. Refrigerator is exceptionally dirty.
$ Estimate 130 Cubic yards of regular debris over allowable.
$ Remove 1,800 pounds of heavy debris - concrete blocks, roofing shingles and decorative stone masonry.
$ Remove rusty old shed falling down in back yard.
$ Demolish and remove chicken coop.
$ Estimate 20 CY of excess lawn debris to be disposed of. This is debris generated by the lawn service.
$ Additional lawn service due to; approximately 25 LF de-vine and cut back all overgrowth on fence,
approximately 75 LF cut back all overgrown shrubs, excess leaf removal from property, cut back all overgrown shrubs, grass is over 12” tall, edging of excess overgrown grass along driveway, walkways and sidewalks, cut back tree limbs touching the shed and house. This is for labor to perform the additional lawn service.
$ Remove tree that has fallen on top of shed.
$ Remove dead tree lying in the yard.
$ Remove 6 tires, 1 with a rim.
$ Install two fluorescent bulbs.
$ Replace cut hasp on shed door.
$ Install 7 padlocks and 1 hasp on garage doors.
$ Boardup 2 windows.
$ Remove falling ceiling fan and cap wires.
$ Remove falling light fixture and cap wires.
$ Remove 1 propane tank.
$ Repair loose hand rail at rear deck.
$ Install 21 LF of rails on dock.
$ Remove 50 gallons of paint and oil.
$ Remove dead animal
$ Appliance removal, main refrigerator – The nooks and crannies inside it has been contaminated by decomposing food. It is not possible to get safely to them to clean them and it will always smell like rotting food.
$ Appliance removal, smaller refrigerator – it is still stocked with rancid food and is too filthy to clean.
1. Includes all disposal fees for debris generated.
2. All interior blinds and brackets to be removed and disposed of.
1. Scope Not Specifically Mentioned Above
2. List specifically anything you are not going to do here.
Total Price: $ 5,607 (Five thousand six hundred seven dollars and 00/100)