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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by columbiaplower, Apr 1, 2003.

  1. columbiaplower

    columbiaplower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 462

    I got a call to do a 3 arce property with a fair amount of hilly area.
    They want a price for weekly service. What would you charge?
  2. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,943

    O N E - D O L L A R !!!!!

    Need more info.

    How long will it take you.

    Figure at least $60/hr

    That should get you close.

    Don't forget the pucker factor. :eek:
  3. Gravely_Man

    Gravely_Man LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,075

    Give us some more info including dimensions, degrees of the slopes, how open the areas are and pictures if possible.

  4. columbiaplower

    columbiaplower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 462

    Well it depend on what crew does it. If its the one with the lazer 72" it'll take about an hour MAX! But that crew is usalyy busy with 5 arc and up. It may have to be done with the 52" lazer hp or even 2 walkbehinds. I really need to see where it fits into my route. It has one hill by the street that MUST be done with a walkbehind.
  5. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    I wouldn't touch it for under $175 unless it was really worth it to me...like it was real easy, right on the way to another job, I got other work out of it too like aerating or fertilizing, etc.
  6. Heller Landscaping

    Heller Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 204

    Why are you asking us what to charge for three acres when you have a crew busy cutting 5+ acres lots.:confused: On a sight unseen I'm guessing somewhere around $80.00 to $215.00
  7. columbiaplower

    columbiaplower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 462

    I know exactly what i charge. For a 3 acre lot the base pirce is $101 then i add on for difficulty(hills, trimming, drainage). The hill might add another 15-20 per cut. I just wanted to see how everyone else does it.
  8. lawnkid

    lawnkid LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 935

    I'd do it anywhere between $150 - $200.

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