Separate names with a comma.
Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
Not to worry. Check out the archived thread of the Q&A with Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns, and the LawnSite community in the Franchising forum .
Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by RR's Lawn Service, Feb 27, 2011.
I am just looking for what it the best way to bid on trimming shrubs. Thanks in advance.
go do them a year and tell us ,knowledge is always the best way to know
we need to see what you are trimming
Quote an hourly price & if they want the debris hauled off, charge extra. If you quote a set price instead of an hour rate, you'll screw up eventually on most jobs and lose money because you'll miss calculating how long a job will take you to complete...sooner than later.
We bid them at a $1 a cu. ft. as long as we do not use a ladder, $3 a cu. ft. if over 5' high. This also depends on how wide they are and if a hedge clipper can cut them. Rule of thumb: $70 an hour. Clean up and disposal.
Uhhhhhhh. per cubic foot?
by myself on average is takes 1 hr for every 10-15 bushes...counting trimming, cleanup, and all....i did a job with 40 bushes and it took 3 1/2 hrs by myself...the bushes were small to medium sized....and they were already shaped well...if you have to reshape them and such it's gonna take longer
Just caught that... had mulch on the brain last night.
It wasn't meant to be a jab. Even after 28 years in business, I learn new things all the time. So I wondered about this measurement for estimating trimming.
I charge $50 per man hr for plant and tree pruning.