edging prices

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawnmowerman29, Aug 8, 2002.

  1. lawnmowerman29

    lawnmowerman29 LawnSite Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 34

    I have done a search and cant find the answer i am looking for. I was wondering what the average price per linear foot people charge to edge. Mostly first time edging with a stick edger. Is the touch ups after , less money?
  2. KerryB

    KerryB LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 661

    For the first time especially if it is very bad try to figure out how long it will take you. Not just to edge but also to clean up that unholy mess. Then just x your hourly rate.
    Normal regular edging is less. About a $1 per 100lf.
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Too many variables. With the soil being cut off, how much is being cut off? (width) Thickness? Soil type? How much crud is already in the curb? There are several things to consider.
  4. I dont use a stick edger but a pusher and
    same as lawndoctor for clean up
    time X my hourly rate for clean up edging ( quoted as $ to cust.)
    about the same for maint. edging (1.50lf)

    all works out to about the same hourly rate
  5. TurfGuyTX

    TurfGuyTX LawnSite Senior Member
    from DFW
    Messages: 648

    Same here. You need to figure a minimum hourly rate and figure from there.
  6. greenman

    greenman LawnSite Addict
    Messages: 1,405

    I don't know about first time edging, but regular maintenance edging, $.035 per ft.

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