what to charge for shrub removal?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by YankeeJanke, Apr 26, 2007.

  1. YankeeJanke

    YankeeJanke LawnSite Member
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    What is a good amount too charge for shrub removal (medium to large) or is an hourly rate best to stick with?
     
  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
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    Remember to charge for your hauling and dump fees. Also, you need to tack THIS time onto the job, as well.
     
  3. Nathan Robinson

    Nathan Robinson LawnSite Senior Member
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    Go by the hour because you can run in to some problems. give your customer an estimated time.
     
  4. SDNCLAWNCARE

    SDNCLAWNCARE LawnSite Member
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    I go by each bush or shrub. I charge 30-45 per items. I use a come-a-long and my truck hitch. We pulled 7 one time in 2 hours.... It works great.
     
  5. RICHIE K

    RICHIE K LawnSite Senior Member
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  6. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
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    sometimes those things are hck to get outta the ground....

    hour
     
  7. zz4guy

    zz4guy LawnSite Senior Member
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    how'd you tear them out anyways? A skid loader? Chain tied to the truck?
     

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