What's the cheapest you will mow a lawn for?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Hardcore5657, May 5, 2011.

  1. jsslawncare

    jsslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I'm now working for milk and egg's.
  2. cpllawncare

    cpllawncare LawnSite Silver Member
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    I have a couple of 10 min yards $45 each, which is my min.
  3. Will P.C.

    Will P.C. LawnSite Senior Member
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    If it requires some type of drive, that is more important than what you quote them. How much extra time and gas will it take to get to this yard? Probably much more time than it takes to do the yard.
  4. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes LawnSite Fanatic
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    I do mine for free. It takes me about an hour and a half.

    KINGMADE LawnSite Member
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    BS. I honestly think you have no idea of what you are talking about. Part of the cost is not just in the lawn, it is the drive to/from and loading and unloading of equipment. Whether it is an acre or 5,000 square feet you still have the cost of the drive and the time wasted loading and unloading equipment.
  6. XLS

    XLS LawnSite Silver Member
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    my cheapest i do personally is 12.00 for a area right next to my office it takes 4 minutes No additional work , mowed when i mow my area
    30.00 would be the min regular adn if i was getting as low a fuel milage as alot it would be 50.00
  7. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    We have a name for guys like you.
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    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
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    5 dollars.

    KINGMADE LawnSite Member
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    if they are wanting weekly and it is around other properties of yours on the same days then 25. If it is bi weekly 30. If it is a one time job charge as much as you possibly can. A lot of times a nice car in the driveway can give you an idea of their budget.
  10. dKoester

    dKoester LawnSite Gold Member
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    Let that noob fail, he's an idiot.

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