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Slcareco
10-26-2009, 06:10 PM
Guy wants an estimate on a fall clean and he lives on 22,000 sqft of property with a 2,000 sqft home, inground pool and pond.

Backyard is cover with deciduous trees, front is half as bad... I was thinking 550-600 for cleanup just one guy. I'm using a redmax backpack blower, tarps and my pickup truck with walls.

What do you think?

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=209+fairway+dr.+wading+river&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=35.136115,56.162109&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=209+Fairway+Dr,+Wading+River,+Suffolk,+New+York+11792&ll=40.953395,-72.821161&spn=0.000511,0.000857&t=h&z=20&iwloc=A

mowerbrad
10-26-2009, 07:19 PM
I couldn't tell you, I don't think many others could either just judging by the google map. But if I were you, I would get a trailer too, to help haul away the leaves. Your truck will fill up so fast.

Slcareco
10-26-2009, 07:27 PM
yeah true cant say if im too high or low?

Talon1189
10-26-2009, 07:34 PM
yeah true cant say if im too high or low? I am no cleanup expert.........but most here get $40-75 an hour per man from what I read here. It cost alot to live in NY and the people that live in that house are rich :) Good luck

Allens LawnCare
10-28-2009, 04:07 PM
Two things, people with money have it for a reason. They don't like to pay. How long do you think it would take you. Looking at that map, maybe 4 hours??

Slcareco
10-28-2009, 04:22 PM
I was thinking 5 or six I tol dhim 550 already he said he will let me know

Allens LawnCare
10-28-2009, 04:56 PM
Would have shot for $350-$375...if you get it that's a great price, good luck

Slcareco
10-28-2009, 06:16 PM
thanks man will see

Looking Good Lawn Service
10-28-2009, 06:20 PM
Hmm, $550, depending on the openness of the property "might" be a lil high, but not by much, I would have bid it at $450 max, given the trees are only around the edges, other than that it is pretty wide open. I would use two backpacks, the Walker and dump w leaf loader to do the job. Good luck

mowerbrad
10-28-2009, 06:48 PM
I have found that usually when the customer says "he'd let me know", it means NO.

Slcareco
10-28-2009, 07:05 PM
Yeah well reason for 550 is he only has a 36" gate on one side of the property and on the other half of the backyard where all the trees are you have to haul tarps through a narrow rock path inbetween the deck and shrubs. and im working with a pickup so lot of trips to the dump.

He seems like a nice guy might go with me simply cause im new, degreed, and certified and wants me to grow you know. Will see Ill let you know. Ill send him a follow up letter about the clean when the time comes and off a $25 discount if he refers me