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1 acre just cut price

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by siklid1066, May 5, 2008.

  1. siklid1066

    siklid1066 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 148

    How much does one charge to cut one acre?In the NY area.
  2. DillonsLawnCare

    DillonsLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,100

    i cut an acre for $50.00
  3. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    Same here, I'd LIKE to get 60 and I've tried for many years and 60 really IS what an acre should go for...
    But, I get 50 :laugh:
    Sometimes 55.
  4. TarheelTLC

    TarheelTLC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 59

    I get $35 and people are upset about it. Other guys charge $50 in the area but because I am not a big company they think it will be for nothing. I work in NY on my other job sometimes maybe I need to move.
  5. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    I think it would depend on the acre.. lots of beds/walks to edge or trimming to do? I have a lawn that's about 36,000sf that I charge $75 because of the aforementioned.
  6. Saltydawg

    Saltydawg LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    If the acre was a nice, clean, flat piece of lawn without any obstacles I'd do it for 40.

    If it's littered with trees, plants, and flower beds the price goes up simply cause it takes longer.
  7. iluvscag

    iluvscag LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 743

    I got one word for both of you guys LOWBALLA. I barely let the trailer gates down for 35.
  8. Saltydawg

    Saltydawg LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    I will wave hello to you as you drive by.

    A clean acre of grass takes less than 30 minutes to cut and be loaded and headed to the next job.
  9. Lawnut101

    Lawnut101 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,260

    For one acre I'd probably chare about $50-65 depending on obstacles. But for multiple acres it goes down.
  10. DuallyVette

    DuallyVette LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,839

    When you talk about a one acre lawn, are you talking about an acre of grass, or is one acre the total property counting the driveway, house, natural areas, etc.?

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