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Old 10-22-2014, 10:24 AM
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Just wanted to know does anyone charge extra for bagging leaves when mowing in late September and October,November?
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Old 10-22-2014, 12:25 PM
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Just wanted to know does anyone charge extra for bagging leaves when mowing in late September and October,November?
Yes, unless they ask for it at the time we give them a price then we would bill extra.
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Old 10-22-2014, 12:36 PM
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I thought so, how much extra do you think?
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Old 10-22-2014, 12:38 PM
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I thought so, how much extra do you think?
Depends on how much extra time and what you will be doing with the clippings. You should know how much time it takes you to normally mow the yard without bagging. Say it takes you 20 extra minutes and you have to haul the stuff off. I'd say add and extra $20-$30, maybe extra if you have to pay to dump in somewhere.
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Old 10-22-2014, 01:16 PM
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Depends on how much extra time and what you will be doing with the clippings. You should know how much time it takes you to normally mow the yard without bagging. Say it takes you 20 extra minutes and you have to haul the stuff off. I'd say add and extra $20-$30, maybe extra if you have to pay to dump in somewhere.
That's a good way to get yourself fired
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Old 10-22-2014, 01:21 PM
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How would you get fired? Didn't say to do it without asking first.
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Old 10-22-2014, 04:00 PM
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Extra to bag. On a regular account there's not many leaves since I mulch every week. Usually only have to bag once after everything has fallen. Could end up doubling my weekly charge.
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Old 10-22-2014, 05:13 PM
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don't bag. just keep mulching the leaves up on regular mowing schedule until all of the leaves have fallen. then you can charge same price as mowing.
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Old 10-22-2014, 11:01 PM
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I mulch when I mow so when leaves fall in September and October they are taken care of every week. So I do not charge more because I am not doing a clean up. There is no blowing out beds or debris removal.

Starting in November I remove the mulch kits, put on regular blades and the bags and then start doing my regular weekly fall clean up service. So of course they pay more four the three visits before Thanksgiving week and the 4th visit the week after Thanksgiving.

A $35 a week mow property can be a $400 Fall clean up job.
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Old 11-19-2014, 05:07 AM
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We don't usually charge more for a regular customer who has leaves. We just mulch them and move on.
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