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Old 03-25-2003, 03:12 PM
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edging

how do you charge for edging sidewalks? One of my clients wants me to do it this year and I have no idea how to charge. I have access to an edger so that's not a problem. Thanks for your help.

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Old 03-25-2003, 10:50 PM
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If you have a regular lawn service, you (I would think) already have an edger and I would charge the minimum for your service. If you have a trimmer, you can use that as an edger provided the grass isn't thick over where you want to edge.
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Old 03-26-2003, 09:09 AM
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One of your clients wants you to edge this year? You dont edge as a basic service, its an add-on? Edging is always included, just like trimming, in my maintenance. Not trimming and edging to me is like, washing a vehicle, and not cleaning the windows and tires,lol.
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Old 03-26-2003, 11:54 AM
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This is included in my regular services. Some people do this as an extra or a separate service they offer. I would just price this by know what you need to make per hour to cover your expenses and make a profit.

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Old 03-26-2003, 02:17 PM
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How many of you use your trimmer head to do edging? Is this a bad practice?
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Old 03-26-2003, 02:21 PM
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Here we go again..........I wish you had not asked that question
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Old 03-26-2003, 06:49 PM
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Here we go again..........I wish you had not asked that question
Yep! Gonna be a long thread now,lol.
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Old 03-26-2003, 08:26 PM
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If you do not do edging around here for basic service they will find someone who will.
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Old 03-26-2003, 09:15 PM
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Yes, Mowing, edging, trimming are a standard that I thought all customers expected. All the trim work makes the Lawn Shine.
At times I'll use my trimmer to do the edging. Good Luck...


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Old 03-27-2003, 02:07 AM
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I've always used my line trimmer to edge. I've never tried a blade edger, but if the edging is overgrown I have a feeling it would be a nice thing to have. Otherwise, would there be any advantage to use a blade edger? I'm curious about that too.
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