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Old 08-10-2005, 07:04 PM
superzkt superzkt is offline
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how to charge for hedging shrubs?

Ive been charging a couple of ways,by the hour fifty dollar or by the bush prices from $5 to $15 a bush .Just wondering how others bills.Thanks in advance for your tips and advice
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Old 08-10-2005, 07:14 PM
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I charge a flat rate of 15/bush. If the bush is excessively large I'll charge it for 2 or 4 bushes. Or small, vice versa. Last week I trimmed about 30 bushed on a property, took about 2 hours and charged $200 (some bushes were very small so I charged like 5 bushes as 1)
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Old 08-10-2005, 07:39 PM
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hey thanks alot this is 2 and a half years for me but just started hedging though i dont want to under quote my first hedge was4 big pompass grass and 8 crape myrdles it was two s10 truck loads of junk to haul a lossed my tail i only charged 75 dollars
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Old 08-10-2005, 07:52 PM
ReMarkable Landscaper ReMarkable Landscaper is offline
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This is my second yr in biz myself and i hadda clean up a commerical piece and prep it for grand opening and i had my s10 ZR2 pickup full of junipers... made 2 trips... unloading them things was brutal... it sucked... they were way overgrown.. i didn't kno what to charge fo rthem so i just included in the clean up.. it's tuff pricing.. i am learning myself...
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Old 08-10-2005, 08:13 PM
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yeah i guess once you get burned a couple of times well start learning how to price!!!
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