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Pricing leaves

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by moneyclass, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. moneyclass

    moneyclass LawnSite Member
    Posts: 56

    Hi everyone I'm a new landscaper got my first year under my belt n let me say I learned a lot. But I do have a question fall will be approaching n was wondering how u guys price cleaning up leaves in a residential house? Would I charge what I charge for mowing there grass or do u charge more or less?

    Thanks for the help
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  2. herler

    herler LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,145

    It's included in the contract.
     
  3. RLS 2010

    RLS 2010 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 97

    Leaves are very decieving. it's gonna take WAY longer than a standard cut, so what ever you're thinking about charging, double it and you might be close.
     
  4. TriCountyLawn

    TriCountyLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,517

    Seasonal accounts have the lead clean up factored in but everything else is typically 1.5 to 2x the price of a mowing.
     
  5. JNyz

    JNyz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,084

    $60.00 per man hour.
     
  6. moneyclass

    moneyclass LawnSite Member
    Posts: 56

    Sounds good yeah i heard it takes longer then a normal grass cut. Thanks everyone for helping me out.
     
  7. moneyclass

    moneyclass LawnSite Member
    Posts: 56

    Yeah im still a rookie landscaper and dont have any contracts yet. I invoice em every month and they pay me.
     

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