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need help bidding cementary

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by kev51277, Jun 22, 2012.

  1. kev51277

    kev51277 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 49

    I have been asked to bid on a 36 acr cementary. Its very hilly and they want it done every two weeks. Also that want it trimmed n blowed....please give me an idea how much to charge
     
  2. Tizzy

    Tizzy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 383

    how old is the cemetery

    what is the tombstone spacing

    is it flat or on a hill

    what % of the 36 ac is plotted
     
  3. kev51277

    kev51277 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 49

    Half of it is fairly new and the rest is very old. I would say I can mow 80% of it with riders and walk behinds. There is a large flat area at the top and flat at the bottom and Inbetween is hills.
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  4. kev51277

    kev51277 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 49

    The parks director tells me it takes 4 guys two weeks to complete they use two walk behinds and rider. Two 60's and a 48.
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  5. BradLewisLawnCare

    BradLewisLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 279

    I have a 2 acre half plotted that I'm getting done in 6 man hours @$300
     
  6. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,541

    I done a 22 acre took 2 guys 10hrs mow/trim I got $60 per acre Same Cementary now going for 20 per acre
     

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