Edging rate??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jdjoe_97, Oct 11, 2000.

  1. jdjoe_97

    jdjoe_97 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 50

    Hey guys. What is a good rate for edging with a walk behind edger. I am getting ready to bid on an apartment complex and they need edging. What's a good rate for hedge trimming?? $2-3 per. Thanks for the help.
     
  2. DBALLARD

    DBALLARD LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

    Are you going to cut the lawn as well? I've never done just an edge job.
     
  3. jdjoe_97

    jdjoe_97 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 50

    Ya, I am cutting too, about 4 acres.
     
  4. Vandora Lawn & Landscape

    Vandora Lawn & Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 386

    Is it the beds or just the walk?
     
  5. jdjoe_97

    jdjoe_97 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 50

    The walks and curbs. Thanks.
     
  6. jasonp

    jasonp LawnSite Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 147

    It all depends on how much time you are going to spend edgeing. I try to keep my time above 20 an hour . but it depend on the customer too, so it is hard to say, but if there is alot of over growth on the walks dont go cheap because cleaning up the mess takes time and work.
     
  7. MIDSOUTH

    MIDSOUTH LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 320

    i'd go for about 35.00 per hour
     

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