part time question

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by bighunter301, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. bighunter301

    bighunter301 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    PArt timers how many accounts do you have?

    How often do they get cut?

    How many hours do you devote each week?

    What do you charge to just cut 1 acre lots?

    How long does it take you to cut 1 acre lot?

    What is your hourly rate?

    Do you mulch or bag your clippings?
     
  2. sehitchman

    sehitchman LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 748

    PArt timers how many accounts do you have?
    11

    How often do they get cut?
    8 bi-weekly
    1 weekly
    2 whenever the owner calls


    How many hours do you devote each week?
    5-6 cutting and another 2-3 maintaining and transporting

    What do you charge to just cut 1 acre lots?
    $75 - $85
    How long does it take you to cut 1 acre lot?
    1.25 hours solo

    What is your hourly rate?
    $60 + is the goal

    Do you mulch or bag your clippings?
    Mulch bahia front yards, side discharge back and sides. One customer wants it all bagged.
     
  3. anotherturfgeek

    anotherturfgeek LawnSite Member
    Posts: 200

    mulch only! cardinal sin to bag!
     

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