help with bid.

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by BLKSS, Aug 1, 2007.

  1. BLKSS

    BLKSS LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 82

    got a client, wants 3/4 of an acre mowed. took a look at the property and it looks like there are shrubs and whatnot on the property. what would be a good estimate? also its about 35 min from where i live? all advice welcome.
     
  2. redneck1198

    redneck1198 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 82

    i don't know about where u live but hear i get 45 for a 1/4 and 100 for 3/4 plus drive drive $.20 a mile
     
  3. Kut N Edge

    Kut N Edge LawnSite Member
    Posts: 57

    What is 1/4 acre in square ft?
     
  4. redneck1198

    redneck1198 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 82

    i don't know, i just judge by eye
     
  5. Mazacslawns

    Mazacslawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 21

    I charge $150 per acre, maybe you can go by this. I'd say around $100
     
  6. BQLC

    BQLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 574

    it amounts to how much tim it takes you. what is the going rate for your area I would say 75 to 125
     
  7. MJS

    MJS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,316

    I would say around $80, but its hard to tell without pic's.
     

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