what do you think?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by lawnandorderny, Apr 4, 2008.

  1. lawnandorderny

    lawnandorderny LawnSite Member
    Posts: 40

    First off, great sight and love the help everyone offers, 2nd feedback on logo and finally, looking to give estimate to rototill an area app.25' x 25'. the area was done last year the guy just does not want to do it himself this year. what would be a good price?
     

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  2. lawnpro724

    lawnpro724 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Just charge by the hour, are you using a rear tine tiller?
     
  3. lawnandorderny

    lawnandorderny LawnSite Member
    Posts: 40

    yes. this would be my first time and I have a 17' width. how long and how much? rough guess will help. thanks. can my logo be viewed.
     
  4. lawnandorderny

    lawnandorderny LawnSite Member
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    come on, lets get some feed back
     
  5. CreativeEdge

    CreativeEdge LawnSite Member
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    Make sure you call and get the service lines fixed, i am not sure what the laws are. I would bid per hour, just guess at how much time it would take you to till and also make sure the homeowner waters the night before....that will relieve a hell of a headache.
     
  6. GreenthumbGA

    GreenthumbGA LawnSite Member
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    Any job you do needs to have a standard per hour rate. This is based on cost. For a till job, cost of fuel, your time(50 is a good start) and what you charge per hour for equipment.

    I rent alot of equipment that I do not use on a regular basis.

    equip rental $
    Time $
    Material(gas) $

    Just a starting point. YOu can estimate how long it is going to take you and give him a price, or tell him you charge him so much per hour.

    Like your flyer.....you do it yourself?????
     
  7. lawnandorderny

    lawnandorderny LawnSite Member
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    Thanks everyone
     
  8. J.A.G LAWNCARE

    J.A.G LAWNCARE LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 931

    if you have the tiller , and not to long of a drive you can till that size in uder 1 hour ..
     
  9. lawnandorderny

    lawnandorderny LawnSite Member
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    thank you, that is what I was looking for. What about my logo?
     

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