Originally Posted by Ditta&Sons
I would price the cost of the 12' ladder and the stihl kombi with articulating hedgetrimmer plus the extendable attachment. charge him that price and you now have new weapons in your arsenal. So like the other guy said, about 5-600 bucks and now you have new equipment to do it next time
A 12' latter will not reach the top of a 20' hedge. He needs to be 20' up to reach across to trim the top. It is still a $500 to $600 job if you have the correct equipment.