Leaf Clean up!

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by matt_e_o, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Gold Member
    Male, from Ark
    Posts: 3,330

    The way you are doing it is the good given the equipment you have. That is the way I did starting out. I now use a mower with a dump-from-seat system with a debris loader on a dump bed truck which is way more efficient but this is a HUGE investment.
     
  2. STIHL GUY

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,225

    I would charge by the hour to make sure your getting paid enough for the time you spend there...leaves are a lot of work so make sure you charge enough
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  3. GreenBlade

    GreenBlade LawnSite Member
    Posts: 199

    I charge $80/hr. The city picks up leaves here, but when they want them bagged it's an additional $1/bag.

    I have yet to find the BEST way to do leaf jobs. If I get enough jobs I will probably purchase a used leaf vac I found for $800. I have a job coming up tomorrow that has a lot of roots & I don't know if I'm going to take the mower in there. Will be mostly blowing & raking :hammerhead:
     

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