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Harvestman
01-29-2005, 05:39 PM
Hey guys i got a call from big green today. I bought a new house in April so i must be on some new homeowners list. Guy said he just signed up a neighbor of mine for 37.99. He said he would do my yard also for the same price and asked my if my yard is also 4 k. I said i have two acres (there is not a lot in this subdivision less then 1.5 acres so my neighbor got a pretty good deal)and if you can do it for that price go ahead. He then said they usually charge 169.00 an acre but if i signed up today he could do it for 100. acre (senior discount). Again when i said no he said i'll drop it to 90.00 an acre or 180.00.I said no again an then he said they would do the front,back and sides for 80.00. Try to compete with that!!:)

Harvestman
02-01-2005, 09:22 PM
They called again today. This was a different person offering to do my 2 acres for again 180.00. My Price would be 289.00. I thought I was pretty competitive:(

Harvestman
02-01-2005, 09:38 PM
Talk to me guys what do the rest of you charge For 2 acres.

turfsurfer
02-01-2005, 11:05 PM
2 acres: $300.00. More if only a one time higher expense app like pre-emergent. Let the lowballers fight it out. The customer always gets what they pay for.

Soupy
02-02-2005, 12:06 AM
You should have said that you had no idea what size property you had, but $37.99 sounded good. Around here the tech usually calls if it is extremely under priced and they just tell the tech to do it, and give him a credit for commission. Then they call and explain that the next app will be more. Then you can say no thank you after you just got a heavy dose of Pre-emergent for $40.