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Old 08-02-2009, 09:44 PM
zhanga zhanga is offline
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Help Estimate Please!

This is a serious post. I just finished cleaning some bushes, shrubs, and annoying "tree weeds" in my front yard and my Dad claims the work I did wouldn't have cost him much to hire someone to do what I did. I was wondering if you could look at http://maps.google.com/ and type in the address "15391 Highcroft Dr. Chesterfield, MO" and estimate the price you would charge to trim the 3 hedges/ bushes, remove all the weeds/small trees growing there, and remove the ivy on the wall. (I am referring to the entire left side of the house looking at it from street view.) It took me and my brother (we are both 18 years old) about 5 hours to clean and put into bags to trash. We filled up 15 leaf/lawn trash bags. Please estimate how much you would charge to clean that area. Thank you for your insight. Please estimate how much you would charge (I need money for college and my Dad is willing to give me almost nothing.)
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Old 08-02-2009, 11:22 PM
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Two guys without much experience about 300.00.
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Old 08-02-2009, 11:35 PM
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How much would the average professional charge?
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Old 08-02-2009, 11:37 PM
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"JNyz: "Two guys without much experience about 300.00.""

How much would the average professional charge?
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Old 08-02-2009, 11:43 PM
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If it was me I would charge $1000.00. But then again I only have one arm so it might take me longer to do the job. Now a 2 armed guy might only charge $500. It may take him half the time so that seems about right. Sometimes I'm tired and it may take me longer so I may charge a little more.

Dave...
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Old 08-03-2009, 07:06 AM
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"JNyz: "Two guys without much experience about 300.00.""

How much would the average professional charge?
It took them a total of 10 man hours. I would guess a pro would of complete the job in 5 total man hours so 300.00 for the contracror.

I was a high on the first response. It should of been 150.00. 75 each.
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Old 08-04-2009, 08:58 AM
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Your father should be grateful that this day and age, two 18 year olds are willing to lend a hand and work around the house! I agree with $300... Good job!!
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