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Old 10-19-2011, 01:18 AM
OldTexasLandscaping OldTexasLandscaping is offline
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1st Big Job

Hi everyone, this is my chance to make it in the landscaping world. However, I have no idea what to charge my first big customer. I know prices vary from location,so I am letting you guys know I'm located in Houston Texas. The owner of the apartment complex got together with a landscaping architect to draw out the plans and he gave me a list of everything that is needed for the job. I still need to get the prices of the trees and so on...For example; I don't know what to charge to plant a 45 gallon tree?
What the cost of labor and overhead would be?
I know I can do this job and I would really appretiate any feedback,
I have attached all the plans. Thank you everyone for this website.
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Old 10-19-2011, 02:29 AM
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Have you got a skid steer and a crew?
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Old 10-19-2011, 02:42 AM
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I will rent one for a week, and I'm thinking 3-4 man crew.
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Old 10-19-2011, 02:52 AM
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I would do a search on this site for budgeting. There are some really detailed discussions that will point you in the right direction. Make a spread sheet and cost out all of the specs....

My Vancouver BC numbers wouldn't be relevant
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:44 PM
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Old 10-19-2011, 11:28 PM
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