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Bidding Jobs

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by mlsnslm, Dec 17, 2003.

  1. mlsnslm

    mlsnslm LawnSite Member
    Posts: 1

    Just starting new business in Spring 2004 in Southern Indiana. Will be moving business to South Florida in two years. Needing info on how to bid jobs both residential and commercial properties. Can anyone help????
  2. expeses plus profit
  3. gergaler

    gergaler LawnSite Member
    Posts: 6

    The way I bid my accounts is hourly.. I get an estimate in my head of how long it would take me ang another crew mwber to do the job.... 60 dollars an hour figure the rest out...does not include drive time

    25 min round up to 30 never drop gate for less then 25 dollars
  4. Willis

    Willis LawnSite Member
    Posts: 176

    My example.
    $20 stop fee +$1 per thou sq. ft.
    To bag it, $20 stop fee and $2 per thou.
    With the right equipment.
    My fee per thou gos up with the level of difficulty.

    Good luck man.

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