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Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by ferdinand711, Oct 30, 2006.
how much do you charge for a 50' x 100' yard with 4 trees on it.
How much do you charge for what? If it's mowing, figure how long it's going to take and charge accordingly.
Thats a pretty small lot, depends if your in the area etc, but I would say no less than 40.00 in your area, if you were in Fl. I would say 30 to 35.00
it's mowing i'm sorry, the situation is i do landscaping but haven't try pricing for mowing yet. there's five of them in a large subdivision that at least wants me to do 2 cuttings this year and a year contract next season. I mean any figure that you could give will be a help , i just work my way around it.
what are your expenses?
don't get me wrong but what you mean by expenses.
i'm basically gonna be doing it by myself.
I'm sorry, I'm all about helping and there is no such thing as a stupid question...but come on!!!!!!!!!!!!
what he means by expenses is things like
do you own your truck or are you leasing/paying on it specifically for a business
do you have insurance?
are you paying taxes?
are you using an expensive cost per house mowing (like dixie chopper) or a cheap one like a toro pusmower?
if you were paying labor how much are you paying??
basically how much will it cost you to mow the lawn, and then how much moeny do you want to make
a neighbor boy with a pushmower and his daddy's string trimmer could obivioulsy do a lawn with alot more gross/net then i could, so i have to charge more in order to make money.. thats just the way it works..
$30 per week, that's my minimum.