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Leaf removal pricing advice needed

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by smallstripesnc, Nov 15, 2013.

  1. Stars & Stripes Landscaping

    Stars & Stripes Landscaping LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Posts: 246

    Couldn't be mine, I'm not in business until 2014. Getting geared up to start after I become legal in January/February.
     
  2. RSK Property Maintenance

    RSK Property Maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,484

    i would wait until april 1st. i mean it doesn't really matter but unless you plan to do snow removal you most likely won't get much business in the winter.
     
  3. Stars & Stripes Landscaping

    Stars & Stripes Landscaping LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Posts: 246

    I don't plan on doing any winter business, the plan is to register as an LLC & become insured around Jan/Feb so that way when I mail out my EDDMs for spring time I'm not lying and saying I'm an LLC when I'm not lol right now just getting all the ducks in a row.
     
  4. hotwired

    hotwired LawnSite Member
    from maine
    Posts: 49

    Hi Smallstripesnc,

    Sounds like you might be in ... NC? We are in Maine with shorter season, and might be higher hourly wise. We also get 2-6" deep leaves in the course of 3 weeks when Fall really hits.

    Our minimum is $200 for a FCU. Our per man per hour rate is $65-$75 per hour. We also have calculated that our FCUs tend to run 7-10 times our mowing price. So if a lawn is $30 to mow, it might be $210-$300 for FCU.
     

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