Suggestions on a raise????

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by philweid, Feb 24, 2007.

  1. philweid

    philweid LawnSite Member
    Posts: 8

    Suggestions on what to wright in your letter that you are going to wright to your customers for a raise. How much do you increase by????? $5.00 per year??

    THANKS!!!
     
  2. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,547

    If you charge by the cut I would go a bit more than that. 25 cuts per year that would come out to 20cents a cut raise. I charge monthly and do $5-10 about every other year depending on how much I like the customer.
     
  3. prizeprop

    prizeprop LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 820

    We usually tack on a buck per cut each year,but we do it every year. There are exceptions though.
     
  4. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 2,128

    Yeah, i don't raise prices every year, but I do base it on the price per cut. Say this year I am cutting a lawn for $37.00. Next year it might be $37.50, $38, or $38.50. It just depends on what I feel is best.
     

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