Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 03-30-2005, 08:09 PM
rdran5 rdran5 is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Newport News VA, Born and raised in Mcdowell County North Carolina
Posts: 111
2200.00 for the initial cleanup, 160.00 plus or minus for weekly mow edge and blow. Add mulch, annuals and bush trimming to round it up to around 3,000.00
That is my best GUESS, with the info you provided
__________________
Rich Landscapes
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 03-31-2005, 07:51 PM
kemmer's Avatar
kemmer kemmer is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 608
Ya i was thinking $160 to cut, but im thinking $740 for the clean up.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 03-31-2005, 08:09 PM
yrdandgardenhandyman's Avatar
yrdandgardenhandyman yrdandgardenhandyman is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: midwest
Posts: 954
Call another LCO and go by his price.
Then use it as a learning experience.

How many cleanups have you done in your career? Looks like lots of bushes and trees to work around on the cleanup. Are you going to do the hedge trimming too?
__________________
YGHM Services

Schwinn tricycle
11" Tonka push mower
Wal Mart Scissors
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 03-31-2005, 08:21 PM
rclay11541's Avatar
rclay11541 rclay11541 is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Princeton, NJ
Posts: 100
IF i was you i would use this equation:

Part 1:
Your hrs * x$ per hour = A
Employee hrs X combined hrly wage = B
Material Costs = C
A+B+C add sales taxes to that and youve got your price.


May i make a suggestion to on this clean up?

1 Do any pruning

2 Blow out all the leaves and crap onto the lawn and then use a mower to bag it.

3 Dethach the lawn and use the mower to bag that

4 Use a bed edger (rent one if you have to) on all the beds, have employees picking up the edgings.

just tryin to help speed of completion is important in my equation.
__________________
(2) 86 F150's
(1)5x8 tralier
(1)12x6.5 trailer
(1) Bobcat 48" (wb)
(1) Exmark 48" (wb)
(1) Exmark 72" Lazer Z
Redmax blowers and trimmers
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 03-31-2005, 08:50 PM
ed2hess's Avatar
ed2hess ed2hess is online now
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Austin Texas 78727
Posts: 11,382
Don"t labor over this very long, I NEVER got a job from a church bid. Once they know what your estimate is they will find someone in the church to do the work, at a lower price. But maybe you got the inside track?
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 03-31-2005, 09:19 PM
crawdad's Avatar
crawdad crawdad is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Crawdad Holler, TN
Posts: 1,942
Quote:
Originally Posted by snowyleaflandscaping
im justing looking for a ball park range. Something that i can base off of. its mainly just the leaf blowing thats going to be time consumming. But i have a little wonder, billygoat, and redmaxs
So, is it a ballpark, or a church? People ask me for a ballpark figure, I say, show me the ballpark, and i'll give you a price.
Reply With Quote
Reply

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





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:29 AM.

Page generated in 0.08172 seconds with 10 queries