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need help...quick

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by toac, Aug 9, 2005.

  1. toac

    toac LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 350

    hello again. i just (10 minutes ago) qouted a woman for mowing her lawn, but she wanted me to also remove the grass from her flower beds, nothing too straining, but probably about 3 hours worth of work. what should i qoute her?

    thanks in advance.
     
  2. Carolina Cuts

    Carolina Cuts LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,152

    One million
     
  3. toac

    toac LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 350

    k....thanks...lol

    seriously, i have to call this woman back in 10 minutes....help for a newbie, please
     
  4. toac

    toac LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 350

    can anyone help me, i have to call this lady back now.

    can anyone give me an estimated hourly rate?
     
  5. Miller Rules

    Miller Rules LawnSite Member
    Posts: 66

    Charge her $120.00
     
  6. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,164

    Do what miller said, Good Luck, i am not sure what to charge.
     
  7. MrFangs

    MrFangs LawnSite Member
    from Zone 8
    Posts: 119

    pulling weeds? i would honestly charge $60/hr.
     
  8. Carolina Cuts

    Carolina Cuts LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,152

    time and material brother.... and since there is no material.... TIME! How much $$$ ya worth??? 25-30/hr? 50-60hr? Personally, I'm a one man show who is satisfied with 30-35/hr. But that's just me... I have low overhead, as of now....
     
  9. toac

    toac LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 350

    thanks everyone, just called her an qouted her $120.....she didn't dig it, but she said she wanted my to cut her lawn, so it wasn't a total loss

    thanks again
     
  10. Miller Rules

    Miller Rules LawnSite Member
    Posts: 66

    Give her time she might change her mind ,If she doesn't trust me you didn't want to do it anyway.
     

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