tree trimming

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by rows405@yahoo.com, Jun 26, 2007.

  1. rows405@yahoo.com

    rows405@yahoo.com LawnSite Member
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    I Got A Call For An Estimate For Trimming Of Dead Branches Ranging From 10 To 30 Ft. That Needs To Be Cut And Removed From Several Trees Some Are Just Laying On The Ground .and I Was Just Wondering How To Go About Pricing A Job Like That .being Im In The Landscaping And Lawn Care Business And Not Tree Reomoval...thank You
     
  2. zz4guy

    zz4guy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 901

    Price it by the hour. I charge $50/hr for tree limbs and brush removal. So when you look at it try to imagine how long it will take and quote him accordingy.

    For a typical job I'll say "Yeah looks like this would take 45 min. to clean up so I can clean this all up for you for $40."
     
  3. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,835

    The scope of service For a lot of landscape companys includes tree service something you might want to think about. zz4guy is right. take some time and complete the entire job in your head breaking it down in steps. Then add the time up for all the steps it takes to complete the job. do not forget to include the drive time and the time it takes to dump the brush and the cost if any for dumping and the wage for any helpers.
     
  4. rows405@yahoo.com

    rows405@yahoo.com LawnSite Member
    Posts: 2

    Thanks Alot For The Reply
     

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