Help on pricing

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by lawnboy349, Aug 9, 2006.

  1. lawnboy349

    lawnboy349 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 26

    After reading some of the threads here i think I'm underbidding one of my jobs. How much would you charge for doing a ponderosa pine needle cleanup that takes 9.5 man hours? I use rakes because I haven't found any other effective way of getting the pine needles off the ground. If any one has any suggestions on a quicker way to pick up the pine needles and the price for the job your help would be greatly appreciated!
  2. martinfan06

    martinfan06 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 631

    Rakeing 50$ per man hour I HATE RAKEING!
  3. barefootlawnsandlandscape

    barefootlawnsandlandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 296

    9.5 x 60 =$579
    $150/load if hauled off of property.

    PMLAWN LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,535

    Funny how some people get paid to pick up needles and others get paid to put them down
  5. Wonder Women

    Wonder Women LawnSite Member
    Posts: 16

    You could use a Pitch Fork if the needles on the ground are very thick.

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