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Old 03-31-2013, 01:34 PM
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how do you guys price this

Had a customer call and he has a huge yard. 69050 sq ft. How do u quote this. I get 6 bucks per thousand.
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Old 03-31-2013, 02:36 PM
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how do you guys price this

$100 or so or 6x69 your price
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Old 03-31-2013, 02:39 PM
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If I priced it at 6 it would be 400. That's not gonna get many customers. At 100 I won't stay in business long
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Old 03-31-2013, 03:08 PM
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Maybe this will help some folks here: 69,050 square feet is approximately 1.59 acres. So, what's the going rate for 1.5 acres, and go up a bit from there.
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Old 03-31-2013, 03:31 PM
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You could use your $6.00 per thousand up to half an acre or 22 thousand then drop to $3.00 per thousand for the rest.
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Old 03-31-2013, 03:43 PM
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Figure how much the product will cost to apply to 69K then figure how long it will take you to apply it. Add your hourly rate plus the cost of the product = price for application. That's My method anyway.
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Old 03-31-2013, 06:18 PM
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My apologies... Because the LS app doesn't show what forums new topics are on (unless you go to 'forums', I thought you were talking about something totally different. Disregard my initial comment as it doesn't apply to chemical applications.
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You lose money on the bigger lawns,
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Old 03-31-2013, 06:29 PM
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You lose money on the bigger lawns,
No, you don't. You just make less than a small one in terms of percentage of net vs gross. You still make a good chunk of change and there is an offset in time saved not transporting to the next job. I love big lawns. Bring em on. Ill drop my rate past 1/2 acre and maintain that for remaining square footage.
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Old 03-31-2013, 07:14 PM
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No, you don't. You just make less than a small one in terms of percentage of net vs gross. You still make a good chunk of change and there is an offset in time saved not transporting to the next job. I love big lawns. Bring em on. Ill drop my rate past 1/2 acre and maintain that for remaining square footage.
or you could do two 1/2 acres at full price. Kind of equals out either way. One way you save a little gas money and the other you get full price but use more gas. 6 of one half dozen of the other.
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