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Double cut charge

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sawdust, May 5, 2004.

  1. sawdust

    sawdust LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    Do most of you charge if you have to double cut to disperse grass or is that just a given this time if year?
    Thanks for your input
     
  2. robertsturf

    robertsturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,406

    I normally don't charge for double cutting a lawn , unless the customer delayed me in cutting the lawn, construction, painting, etc.. Then I would charge for collecting the clippings or a 1.5 x's charge.
     
  3. EastProLawn

    EastProLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,110

    Depends why I am double cutting, if it's because I'm behind schedule or the grass is just growing faster then "no" I won't charge them, but if it's because they told me to skip a cut or if for some other reason was unable to cut the lawn due to the customer, yes I will charge them extra.
     
  4. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,384

    eastpro, with you.
     
  5. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Same here. Most of the time, it is MY responsibility.
     
  6. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    when I double cut, its because I want to and fell that it needs it
     
  7. brucec32

    brucec32 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,403

    There have been times I SHOULD have in the past, but I don't recall ever doing it. I assume people wouldn't react maturely to the idea of it. The people who have their act together usually don't have lawns I have to double cut anyway.
     

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