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Old 03-10-2014, 11:43 PM
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Edging overgrown sidewalk

I want to know how do you guys price to edge overgrown edges. I had a client ask me to do it but I don't know how to charge.
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Old 03-10-2014, 11:58 PM
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Hopefully you know how long it will take.

your time X hourly rate = price

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1.5 hr @ $50hr = $75+tax
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Old 03-11-2014, 12:21 AM
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$1.10 a foot
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Old 03-11-2014, 01:08 AM
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Really depends on how bad the overgrowth is...?

Also if conditions are too wet it gets really messy and muddy. Too dry really gritty.
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Old 03-11-2014, 01:42 AM
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I want to know how do you guys price to edge overgrown edges. I had a client ask me to do it but I don't know how to charge.

I charge 40 cents a foot for the first hundred feet, 30 cents thereafter minimum charge of $35, if using a power edger. If there is any manual edging involved I add it on at my hourly rate.
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Old 03-11-2014, 01:45 AM
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Edging

I figured id charge by the foot. Also what is the best way to do it with shovel or powered edger
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Old 03-11-2014, 02:11 AM
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I'd use the edger tool on my km110.
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Old 03-11-2014, 04:02 AM
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I would use a powered edger like this!
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Old 03-11-2014, 07:31 AM
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I figured id charge by the foot. Also what is the best way to do it with shovel or powered edger
If it's really bad you may need both. If needed I'll take my mini-skid with a bucket and cut it, then do finishing touch up with edger & string trimmer. After getting it in shape get them to agree to a maintenance plan instead of waiting til it's in terrible shape.
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Old 03-11-2014, 11:32 AM
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$1.10 a foot
So, a 100' sidewalk there and back = $220?
Sign me up...to do the work!
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