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Demand adjusted Pricing (seasonal)

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Albemarle Lawn, Aug 14, 2002.

  1. Albemarle Lawn

    Albemarle Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,544

    A customer has a 15' high dead white pine to be removed.

    I told her $75 this week, $50 in Jan. or Feb.

    It's near the Walmart so even in Jan I could combine it with a shopping trip.

    About 1 hour work.

    Anyone else give different prices for the same service at different times of the year?

  2. Brickman

    Brickman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,249

    I would not have a problem with seasonal pricing. I would have charged more than that for tree removal. When I did tree removal or trimming I always scheduled it for fall. Nobody seemed to mind.
  3. smburgess

    smburgess LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 469

    I use to, but stopped a few years back, year-round: same price.
  4. I keep my pricing same all year
  5. MJM

    MJM LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    Why charge a different price? Has your overhead decreased during that time??

  6. yardboyltd

    yardboyltd LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 323

    Supply and demand....
  7. Art Stubbs handy 58

    Art Stubbs handy 58 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 132

    Same price all year round, I agree overhead dosent change.
    I would have charged that and a dispoal fee...

    good luck....and be safe, safe, safe.... did you read the artical that was posted on Mon....

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