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Old 09-21-2008, 10:56 PM
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Do you charge for Edging?

We keep all our regular customers on a 3wk edging cycle. We have not charged extra for this for several years & include it as part of regular lawn maint. Was talking to competitor the other day, and he says" Oh, I hit em' up for $40 or $50 every month for edging". He is a smaller operator in our area but.... maybe its time??? Ideas, thoughts..
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Old 09-21-2008, 11:35 PM
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I edge all my lawns that's how I get customers. I use my weedwacker, but if they want that fresh deep crisp edge I charge more for using my edger that sits in my garage.
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Old 09-21-2008, 11:36 PM
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Edging should just be included in your weekly price...at least that's what I do.

I do it every week too.
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Old 09-21-2008, 11:49 PM
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Oh boy, you dont know how big of a can of worms you just opened.

In three years on my own I've only had one customer ask for edging of their sidewalks. I went out and bought a stick edger and started asking customers if they would be interested in the service and the ones I asked said no.

But, yes I do charge for edging. The area I work in it is an extra. You will see it is a regional thing for who charges extra and who doesn't.
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Old 09-22-2008, 12:07 AM
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We stick edge each week. Its included in the monthly maintenance fee. If a new customer has a very overgrown edge, we charge extra. That hasn't happened in years.
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Old 09-22-2008, 12:15 AM
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Every account gets edged on my route. Its included in the price of mow, trim, and blow.
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Old 09-22-2008, 12:44 AM
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If its bad i charge the first time and after that its in teh mowing price.
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Old 09-22-2008, 12:55 AM
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I personally add it into my mowing price.
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Old 09-22-2008, 04:54 AM
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It's included in my weekly service unless the property has a lot of concrete to edge. Then I just bid in an extra 5 bucks to the weekly mow and explain it to the customer.
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Old 09-22-2008, 07:22 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BladeScape View Post
Edging should just be included in your weekly price...at least that's what I do.

I do it every week too.
Same here!

i edge every week(customers love the look of a good edge)
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