aeration pricing

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JTS Landscaping, Mar 8, 2005.

  1. JTS Landscaping

    JTS Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 29

    i am bidding on a job and need to do aeration will take about 1.5 - 2 hrs wondering what i should charge them. need to know by tomorrow evening. please help
     
  2. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,487

    60 per hour.
     
  3. LawnScapers of Dayton

    LawnScapers of Dayton LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Dayton, OH
    Posts: 2,574

    charge your hourly rate plus whatever equipment costs you have. For residentials I usually charge 2-3 times the regular mowing price.

    Derek
     
  4. Randy Scott

    Randy Scott LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,915

    No less than $275. Walk away if they don't go for it.
     
  5. Green Masters

    Green Masters LawnSite Member
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    My going rate for aerating is $.01 per square foot. In other words $10 per 1000 square feet. Good luck.
     
  6. Cutters Lawn Care

    Cutters Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 314

    $12 per k with a $100 minimum.
     
  7. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    have you thought about charging square feet, instead of doing the hourly? Yes, its nice to know the hourly to see whether your square feet rate is what you want
     

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