leaf clean up which method for pricing.....

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by i_plant_art, Dec 10, 2004.

  1. i_plant_art

    i_plant_art LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 558

    I dont need advice on pricing ave my prices set and they work good for me. I am curious to know though how many guys charge leaf clean up by the hour, by the job ( look at it give a number) or by the square foot? I charge by the sq.ft. roughly .07-.09 per sq.ft. depending on conditions such as hills, wet leaves, etc.etc. this method seems to work better for me rather than based on hourly charge only b/c on hourly chare i have been screwed in the past either it takes longer than expected or the customer bit*hes too much about the price.


    Anyhow im curious to know how some of you guys do it. Thanks
     
  2. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 2,128

    I have always tried to give a price, but sometimes I just have to break out the hourly rate. I am curious to hear how you came up with your price per square foot?
     
  3. Frank2

    Frank2 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 102

    Hourly.
    Too many factors to bite you in the azz. CYA.
     
  4. TLM

    TLM LawnSite Member
    Posts: 91

    I charge by the man hr @ $45.00 - hauling I charge a little more
    My Contract customers get a break on the price
     
  5. baddboygeorge

    baddboygeorge LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,249

    50 per man per hour an a 85 dollar dump charge
     

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