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aeration only

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by onemancrew, Oct 15, 2005.

  1. onemancrew

    onemancrew LawnSite Member
    from tn. #7
    Messages: 95

    I just moved in here in March of this year and two of my neighbors ask me when I aerate my lawn to do theirs and they would pay me. I wold like to give them a good deal but, we all know this is real work. The first lawn was 8k and rough, the second was 14k and rough with banks and a lot of trees. I don't like to mix bussiness and pleasure so, what' s your input and thanks in advance.

    Tennessee turf and landscape
  2. PTP

    PTP LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Messages: 1,398

    Charge them your regular price, and do a really good job for them.
  3. aclassic

    aclassic LawnSite Member
    Messages: 178

    give them your range,
    when i charge friends/family for stuff, for aerating i say, "i generally charge $10-13 per 1,000 sq. ft." and i just charge them 10 per k sq ft.
    they feel as though they get the deal, and you still make about what you regularly would
  4. indyturf

    indyturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indy
    Messages: 1,901

    I would charge the regular price $15 per k. do them a great job and if they can give you some referals give them a 10% discount!

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