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Old 05-01-2011, 10:43 PM
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How Much Would You Charge???

I did a basic mow/trim/blow on about a half acre yard. BUT!, I also cut, and hauled away 6 loads of brush(full truck bed and 10 foot trailer). I did a lot of extras that were really time consuming(trimmed bushes, cleared old flower beds, over seeded). It took about 8 hours over 2-3 days. It was a solo operation. I was just wondering how much you guys would charge? Thank you!
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Old 05-01-2011, 11:19 PM
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i would charge them 20 to 30 an hour depending on how much u need to make plus your gas, seed, dumping fee if there is one and if not you need to charge them something for disposal and any other materials you had.
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Old 05-01-2011, 11:56 PM
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if it is 8 total man hours I would come in around 500 but I would have given a price first
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Old 05-02-2011, 01:14 AM
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I would have given a price first
Exactly. How in the world would you have gotten to that point without having made an agreement with the owner about the charge???
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Old 05-02-2011, 03:14 AM
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I am sure he did give a price, he just wants to see how he compares with you guys without being laughed at by people that have been in business for a while. You guys know how you roll on the newbies.
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Old 05-02-2011, 07:05 AM
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labor 400.00 dump ran 100.00 total 500.00
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Old 05-02-2011, 07:18 AM
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I am sure he did give a price, he just wants to see how he compares with you guys without being laughed at by people that have been in business for a while. You guys know how you roll on the newbies.
It could also be a price fishing tactic on a project that is currently accepting bids.

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Old 05-02-2011, 07:28 AM
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Prices vary by geographic location. One is not going to get the same money in rural missisisippi as they would in the Boston suburbs.
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Old 05-02-2011, 08:50 AM
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Lets not forget we're dealing with a child that should be in school. I'd charge them the price of a PS3 console so I can get one to play with. Maybe a little more so I can get a wireless controller.
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Old 05-02-2011, 11:33 AM
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Lets not forget we're dealing with a child that should be in school. I'd charge them the price of a PS3 console so I can get one to play with. Maybe a little more so I can get a wireless controller.
I would'nt be so judgemental. I have never owned any video game and would rather be in a tornado outside rather then be crammed inside rotting my brain. I'm just saying just becasue I'm only 15 doesn't mean I dont work. I have make truck and mower payments just like everyone else on this forum. Sorry just letting this out.
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