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Old 12-10-2004, 06:30 PM
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i_plant_art i_plant_art is offline
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leaf clean up which method for pricing.....

I dont need advice on pricing ave my prices set and they work good for me. I am curious to know though how many guys charge leaf clean up by the hour, by the job ( look at it give a number) or by the square foot? I charge by the sq.ft. roughly .07-.09 per sq.ft. depending on conditions such as hills, wet leaves, etc.etc. this method seems to work better for me rather than based on hourly charge only b/c on hourly chare i have been screwed in the past either it takes longer than expected or the customer bit*hes too much about the price.

Anyhow im curious to know how some of you guys do it. Thanks
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Old 12-10-2004, 06:44 PM
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I have always tried to give a price, but sometimes I just have to break out the hourly rate. I am curious to hear how you came up with your price per square foot?
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Old 12-10-2004, 07:47 PM
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Too many factors to bite you in the azz. CYA.
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Old 12-10-2004, 07:49 PM
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I charge by the man hr @ $45.00 - hauling I charge a little more
My Contract customers get a break on the price
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Old 12-10-2004, 07:50 PM
baddboygeorge baddboygeorge is offline
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leaf reamoval cost!!

50 per man per hour an a 85 dollar dump charge
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