contracts Help

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by swampdog, Mar 8, 2006.

  1. swampdog

    swampdog LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Just starting out in the lawn care business and need help understanding year round contracts.Maybe I'm not looking at the big picture. When pricing do you supplie pine needles, mulch,seed etc. Or is this addtional cost for the customer.When I add that in it seems like I'm to high.

    Please Help to understand.
  2. Doug Z.

    Doug Z. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 93

    When I do my maintenance bids, i bid each project, mowing, fert., edging...seperatly. Anything else is time and material, unless they ask for a bid in advance. Hope this helps.
  3. Premo Services

    Premo Services LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,516

    yup, thats what I do. It is an excellent way to upsell the core aerations, overseeding, etc.
    I figure out the price put a place for them to initial if they wany it, and figure up total and divide by 10 months. Works out for me and my customers.
  4. sbc1971

    sbc1971 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    You sir are obviously very intelligent(S.R.V).

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