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Old 03-21-2014, 09:29 PM
PA GrassChoppers PA GrassChoppers is offline
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Come on guys, he even said he's new, im assuming a younger guy in high school or college like me. Don't charge for the rake and im assuming your price points are pretty low if you think that you might need to charge for a rake. For future reference I would say to charge somewhere in the neighborhood of $100 per hour for you and your buddy and add on $50 for disposal fee. I don't know how great a job you did at estimating or how big the job was but I know that for my first couple landscape jobs that were clean ups I barely made a buck.

I like these rakes a lot:

http://www.lowes.com/pd_288183-302-1...7C1&facetInfo=

Michael

True Temper makes some good hand tools. My favorite rake is:
http://www.lowes.com/pd_304459-302-1...r|1&facetInfo=
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Old 03-22-2014, 12:26 AM
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Just wait to you blow a hydro pump or wheel motor on your mower. Or blow your transmission on your truck plowing or hauling some top soil. You don't get to charge the customer for that either.
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