Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Lawn Maintenience, Oct 18, 2004.

  1. Lawn Maintenience

    Lawn Maintenience LawnSite Member
    Posts: 9

    How much would you charge to do a yard which takes 1.5 hrs with a 30inch rider and you pick up the clippings about 7,000 sq ft
  2. ChadA

    ChadA LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 521

    Im new in the biz myself but 1.5 hrs with a 30" rider. Around 80-90.
  3. pcnservices

    pcnservices LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 614

    Somebody comes to me with a 30" rider mower and charges me $80-$90 to mow it is out!
    A 7000 sqft lawn is relatively small and you will get a lot of ideas here on LS what to charge. In my area the going rate for that size lawn to mow and trim is around $30. It's up to you and the type of equipment you use that will determine how productive you'll be. 7k lawn will take me ± 30 min. max therefore my productivity rate is ± $60/hour
  4. stizostedion_vitreum

    stizostedion_vitreum LawnSite Member
    from ND
    Posts: 51

    As mentioned, that's a 25-35 min. job depending upon the variables....but mowing alone would be $30-35 here.

    good luck
  5. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,332

    Even with a 30" rider, how would it take 1.5 hours to do it?.....
  6. shepoutside

    shepoutside LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,205

    Would be around $ 45.oo for me. You didn't mention how you were gathering the clippings, or how you were to rid of them too. If you need to haul them somewhere, that time should be remembered, as it cuts into your profit :) Good luck !

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