Job Costing

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by tsh1773, Mar 29, 2004.

  1. tsh1773

    tsh1773 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 319

    I am working on an excel spreadsheet to take with me on a PDA for giving quotes on the spot.

    For instance I know how to calculate how much mulch is needed but what do some of you people charge to spread per cubic yard?

    What's the going price for putting down bales of pine straw per bale?

    What do you charge per square feet of actual lawn mowing?

    What do you charge per square feet of spike aeration?

    What do you charge per square feet of fertilization?
     
  2. Lombardi

    Lombardi LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 538

    1. Twice the cost of the mulch.
    2. $10 labor per bale.
    3. Every lawn is different. You can't price per sq.ft.
    4. $13/k
    5. $4.50/k
     

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