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rickman
01-13-2005, 11:39 AM
I know it is different depending on area etc etc. but I was just curious what people charge,so I could find a good starting point.Thanks for any input :waving:

Lux Lawn
01-13-2005, 12:11 PM
Around here $25-$40 per man hour.

rickman
01-13-2005, 12:19 PM
thanks, help me out based on your area rate... say 2 men are doing mowing,and its going to take them 1 hour total for them to finish.What would you charge?

sounds like we're in math class :D

Tn Lawn Man
01-13-2005, 12:36 PM
Here no less than $50 a man hour...average $60....and sometime more...depends.

To answer your question.....two guys mowing takes 1 hour total to do a job then it is a $100 job.

rickman
01-13-2005, 12:42 PM
ok thanks I was just making sure I was hearing it right,and then it made sence!

If I mowed it in 2 hours (myself) it would be $100. at (50. bucks and hour) and that time cut in half with 2 people is still $100.
I had a brain cramp :rolleyes: :p

Im in Maine and trying to figure what to charge (reasonably) without hurting
myself money wise.
thanks guys

DiscoveryLawn
01-13-2005, 03:19 PM
Hourly?? Hmm... I shoot for $130.00 - $150.00 per man hour (before materials). Sometimes have a good day at $200.00 per hour. payup