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Old 09-06-2013, 04:37 PM
Big Dog Diablo Big Dog Diablo is offline
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Originally Posted by CraigPLC View Post
LOL! That's true. You cannot make money sitting in the house. And Trust me, if I could charge $100 for a 10,000-sq lot I would. Actually, around here I am considered expensive. I have lost customers because I charge too much. lol. My labor rate is $65 an hour, and once I sit down this year and analyze the costs, I will probably be making chump change on cutting grass. But cutting grass opens the door to where I know I am cleaning up, and that is lawn restoration, tree and bush trimming & shaping, power washing, designing and installing landscape beds, retention walls, water features, and paver sidewalks and driveways. It only takes one good project a month to keep the wife smiling. So when I get two or three, she's walks around doing the happy dance, and for me, that's what it is all about. Keeping my girl happy and smiling.
PLC, my quote was not directed at you just giving my opinion.
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