price check on a new property

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ant, Jan 30, 2001.

  1. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,442

    i was asked to bid on a commerical property for fertilization.
    6 step program
    1-lime (based on ph)
    2- pre-m with fert
    3 fert.with spot spraying weeds/or blanket application of broadleaf weed control (liquid)
    75% of it i can use my ride-on sprayer/sprader.
    25% i need my lesco broadcast.
    83,000 sf
    $210.00 to $250.00 per application
    what do you guys think?
    i have chem-lawn and lawn dr. as competition
    thanks,anthony
     
  2. UrbanEarth

    UrbanEarth LawnSite Member
    Posts: 142

    How did you come up with the price? Off the top of my head, it seems a bit low for almost two acres.

    Alan
     
  3. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Posts: 3,486

    $284.00 for me.
     
  4. kutnkru

    kutnkru LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,662

    We would bid it as follows for broadcast applications:
    Fert: $249 per app.
    WC/IC/CGP: $332 per app.
    Lime: $290.50 per app. (heavy rate lime =40#/M pelletized)

    Program would be billed at $297.42 per application.

    Hope this helps.
    Kris
     

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