Advanced Search

The Green Industry's Resource Center

Old 10-10-2002, 01:58 PM
Nebraska Nebraska is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Beautiful Great Plains.
Posts: 525
Means Landscape Estimating Methods

Has anyone purchased the Means Landscape Estimating Methods?

If so did you find it a valuable reference?
Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2002, 02:08 PM
SIG SIG is offline
LawnSite Member
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Howard Co., Maryland
Posts: 188
I sometimes use Means in my other job. I think everything is a little on the high side, maybe 20 to 30% higher than what is realistic, just my opionion.

give a man a fish feed him for a day; teach a man to fish feed him for a lifetime!
Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2002, 09:43 PM
John Allin John Allin is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Erie, PA
Posts: 1,489
It is a bit high, but nice for figuring jobs you don't know much about, or for training new estimators.... we use it alot.
Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2002, 11:58 PM
heygrassman's Avatar
heygrassman heygrassman is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Posts: 509
2003 is a little steep for me. I have used it a few times and been v. reliable. If you wait til Feb/Mar, I am sure Amazon will have one used for under $90. I am going to use '02 and add 2-3%.

Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Layout Style:

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Grand View Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:30 PM.

Page generated in 0.06680 seconds with 10 queries