Originally Posted by s-lc
some guys(myself included) figure an appropriate hourly rate and then add cost of materials.
example-my hourly rate is $25/hr
say the cost of a plant is $100 and i estimate it will take me 1 hour to do the job...the total bill would be $125...
Do you get paid to pick up the trees? what about the cost to drive there? after fuel, drive time to get the tree payroll/payroll taxes you've got a net loss doing it like that.