Advanced Search

The Green Industry's Resource Center

Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 03-06-2014, 02:59 PM
FLC2000 FLC2000 is online now
LawnSite Bronze Member
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Shawnee Kansas
Posts: 1,792
I agree with most of what Crimson said. On top of that it could have been an option for them in their yearly program that Ryan offers. They sell their programs with a ton of add on's. The overseeding could have been a part of it. Just discounted if they buy a bigger package. A company like Ryan will just make the profit somewhere else.

I probably would have charged about 175.00 for that.

Unfortunately most customers have no idea what it costs to run a business so they are going to with the cheaper guy.

I have a yard in northern Shawnee that takes me about 15 minutes to mow. I charge her $30.00. $35.00 is my minimum but she is an older single lady and a parishioner at my church.

One day she came out and complained a little on how much I charge. She said it only took my 15 minutes and at that rate I should be making $120 or so an hour. After I got done laughing I explained things to her. Cost of gas, insurance, taxes, repairs, employees, etc...

She seemed to get that.
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,™ - Grand View Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:59 PM.

Page generated in 1.86943 seconds with 10 queries