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aerating

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by DCJ Lawn, Apr 2, 2010.

  1. DCJ Lawn

    DCJ Lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 159

    how much do you guys charge to aerate less than an acre and 1 acre or more?
     
  2. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    Depends on the aerator, what kind you're using, if it's a tow behind I say do it for free while you're mowing.
     
  3. DCJ Lawn

    DCJ Lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 159

    Im using a Ryan V walkbehind
     
  4. Robert Pruitt

    Robert Pruitt LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 552

    i charge $100 hr. walkbehind toro and ztr front mount gator rator. cut in with toro and go to town with gator.
     
  5. fl-landscapes

    fl-landscapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,542

    Not starting a fight here. But why would you throw in anything for free. The aerator even if it is attched to your mower and wont take more time, there is overhead attached to it. Have to pay for the equipment, maintain the equipment, ect... A freebie as an incentive, maybe, but free just to be nice.....Not me, you go broke doing that.
     
  6. Robert Pruitt

    Robert Pruitt LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 552

    Amen Fl-Landscapes. had to put a new actuator on my gator last fall. cost me $500.00 plus the hassle of putting it back together.
     

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