whats a fair price to remove bushes?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Bo614, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. Bo614

    Bo614 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    I have been asked to remove some bushes from in front of a clients home and havent done this before and would like to know what a fair price would be for such service. i havent been out yet to look im on the way now...im sure it depends on the size of the bush and how easy it will be to get it out but if you could please let me know how you guys that do this figure it out i would appriciate it thank you:usflag:
  2. EJD Lawnpride

    EJD Lawnpride LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 313

    Try to figure how long and charge by your hourly rate
  3. ponyboy

    ponyboy LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ny
    Posts: 1,421

    time and dumping fees also dirt to fill the holes in from the roots
  4. Isobel

    Isobel LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 548

    post a picture. every job is different, and it varies on the type of shrubs too.
  5. BillyRgn

    BillyRgn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 248

    i usually use a good chain and rip them out with the truck, usually only takes 5 min per shrub, and usually charge at least $50.00 for the removal of the shrub, plus the soil to fill it in and the dump fees
  6. h400exinfl

    h400exinfl LawnSite Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 106

    If that's all they want done, I tell them over the phone it's hourly with a 1 hour minimum. Usually I'll also try to get my foot in the door for a whole landscaping job though.

    SDNCLAWNCARE LawnSite Member
    Posts: 232

    I charge 35.00 per shrub and bush.
  8. Rcgm

    Rcgm LawnSite Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 314

    It all depends is it a 2 year old dead boxwood or a 50 year old yew bush?


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