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Old 05-05-2011, 08:51 AM
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What's the cheapest you will mow a lawn for?

I have to give a estimate on a small lawn today, I will be in and out in 10min. What would you charge?
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Old 05-05-2011, 08:53 AM
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Old 05-05-2011, 09:04 AM
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With my route filling in I will not bother with any lawn under $30. The only exception to this would be a small yard in a neighborhood I already have accounts in. Even then it would not be much less than $30.
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Old 05-05-2011, 09:10 AM
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I have to give a estimate on a small lawn today, I will be in and out in 10min. What would you charge?
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It should be 1/2 of what you would charge for a 20 min lawn, 1/3 of a 30 min lawn, etc.

What did you quote?
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Old 05-05-2011, 10:58 AM
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It should be 1/2 of what you would charge for a 20 min lawn, 1/3 of a 30 min lawn, etc.

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Ha..........

Too funny!
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Old 05-05-2011, 06:33 PM
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It should be 1/2 of what you would charge for a 20 min lawn, 1/3 of a 30 min lawn, etc.

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BS. I honestly think you have no idea of what you are talking about. Part of the cost is not just in the lawn, it is the drive to/from and loading and unloading of equipment. Whether it is an acre or 5,000 square feet you still have the cost of the drive and the time wasted loading and unloading equipment.
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Old 05-05-2011, 08:52 PM
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BS. I honestly think you have no idea of what you are talking about. Part of the cost is not just in the lawn, it is the drive to/from and loading and unloading of equipment. Whether it is an acre or 5,000 square feet you still have the cost of the drive and the time wasted loading and unloading equipment.
Let that noob fail, he's an idiot.
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Old 05-05-2011, 09:05 PM
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Old 05-05-2011, 09:14 PM
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BS. I honestly think you have no idea of what you are talking about. Part of the cost is not just in the lawn, it is the drive to/from and loading and unloading of equipment. Whether it is an acre or 5,000 square feet you still have the cost of the drive and the time wasted loading and unloading equipment.
sweet, i just learned something. i learned i have no idea what i'm talking about

my min. is $25 and that has nothing to do with what side of town it's on or what equipment gets loaded and unloaded.

my price per cut is strictly based off the size of the property, how much trimming is included, how much edging is included and how much clean up.

i can have one lawn thats $25 a week and 5 min. drive time and another lawn that is $25 with 15 min. drive time if i wanted.

i run a route and place clients accordingly but there location doesn't affect my price per cut.
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Old 05-06-2011, 12:56 AM
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sweet, i just learned something. i learned i have no idea what i'm talking about

my min. is $25 and that has nothing to do with what side of town it's on or what equipment gets loaded and unloaded.

my price per cut is strictly based off the size of the property, how much trimming is included, how much edging is included and how much clean up.

i can have one lawn thats $25 a week and 5 min. drive time and another lawn that is $25 with 15 min. drive time if i wanted.

i run a route and place clients accordingly but there location doesn't affect my price per cut.
So 15 minute drive there. 15 minute drive back. load unload time. You might as well be paying them to cut it.
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