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Old 09-09-2006, 07:52 AM
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how to price for edging

how do you price for edging bed driveways patio walkways ect??? any input would help.
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Old 09-10-2006, 05:54 AM
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85 cents/foot for existing areas like sidewalks, driveways and $1.25 for new mulch beds, gardens, etc.
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Old 09-10-2006, 06:22 AM
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I just use my hourly rate as a basis.........
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Old 09-13-2006, 10:53 PM
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downhere edging is included it my weekly lawn maintenance.
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Old 09-15-2006, 04:16 PM
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Charge and hourly rate. Check closely though when you bid edging. If the lawn hasn't been edged ina while along sidewalks and is way overgrown like 6+ inches or more, it takes time to dig out the overgrowth.
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Old 09-15-2006, 05:07 PM
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85 cents/foot for existing areas like sidewalks, driveways and $1.25 for new mulch beds, gardens, etc.
THAT WHAT I WOULD CHARGE
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Old 09-16-2006, 06:45 AM
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After a while, learn and figure how long it will take you. The reason I say this, is because for sidewalk and curb edging, there is no magic formula. Sometimes when you go in for the initial edge, you can be taking 1/2" width off by 1/2" thick. Other times, you can be taking off 2" that is 1" thick. Some just have much more cleanup than others. Now, for normal upkeep, we usually charge around $20 a month (for a standard subdivision lot - around 200 linear ft.), and it is done atleast every other week. Of course, it only takes about 2 minutes with a stickedger, and there is really no cleanup involved.
Now,....this begs the question....@ 85 cents a foot, who on Gods green earth is going to spend $170 for edging their curb and driveway???
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Old 09-16-2006, 07:02 AM
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Now,....this begs the question....@ 85 cents a foot, who on Gods green earth is going to spend $170 for edging their curb and driveway???
People that ask for it...it's not like you have to do it every week you are there.
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Old 09-16-2006, 08:03 AM
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People that ask for it...it's not like you have to do it every week you are there.
the first time you edge a sidewalk you should charge .75 to 1.25 foot if its a mow customer to maintain charge him an extra 5 bucks if its a one time thing why under bid it. i don't like working for free.-
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