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ford88
06-22-2010, 07:07 PM
Weeded two large beds today 2 guys 4.5 hrs what would you guys charge just want to see how close I am.

M RASCOE&SONS
06-22-2010, 09:09 PM
9 man hrs at 45 per hr for a total of $405...good luck

lawns Etc
06-23-2010, 12:36 AM
This year I had to lower my per man hour rate from 45 to 37.50. So
337.50. I had a lot of complaints about the higher rates but I charge 5 per green barrel full for disposal.
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nightshutter
06-23-2010, 12:45 AM
tell us what you charged?!

ford88
06-23-2010, 05:32 PM
we charged 265

Nickcon404
06-23-2010, 05:59 PM
90.00 for a 2 man crew. So yes, 405.00 like M RASCOE & SONS said.
Plus dump fee.

brucec32
06-23-2010, 07:28 PM
4.5 hours of hand-weeding. Brutal. Don't be surprised if your helper no-shows tomorrow and decides McDonald's would be a great place to work, lol.

You may be doubly popular when you hit the customer with a $450 "surprise" for pulling weeds, many of which will be back later when the roots you missed grow back, and you'll probably wind up doing for free then (nobody gets them all)

How about this route? Time is money, for this kind of bucks you might have been able to spray em, mow down the remnants with a trimmer, and have enough left over for fresh mulch.

SNAPPER MAN
06-23-2010, 08:05 PM
I would have charges $270 for that amount of time. But I know my guys could probably do it faster. That's shy I like to give a flat rate so if we hustle we make more money.
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