driving time

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by forrpets, Jun 5, 2004.

  1. forrpets

    forrpets LawnSite Member
    Messages: 31

    I am wondering if I should charge for driving time to and from jobs. And should I charge for loading and unloading equipment. At the present time, I am charging $30/hr for weedeating, pushmowing, and blowing. $45/hr for tractor mowing. and $25/hr. for yard cleanup, etc...
  2. EastProLawn

    EastProLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,110

    Sure, and why not charge them when you order out for food, and when your getting coffee in the morning as well. LOL just kidding:D
  3. rrhonda

    rrhonda LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    You can't really charge for driving time. You shouldn't be going so far that it's a factor. If someone wants you to mow beyond a 10 mile radius . You should bid it so high that either they don't want you , or it will be worth it for you.

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