estimating formula ?

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by CutnClean, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. CutnClean

    CutnClean LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    any formulas for maintenance of turf and ground cover, trash, sprinkler monitoring / general maint. looking at municipal job ,approx 5,000,000 sq ft at 100 sites weekly, western u.s thanks
  2. DitchDr

    DitchDr LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 256

    WHat all are you doing? What are the mowing conditions? Lot of hills? Can you mow it all with a large mower? Need more info.

    With having said that, only you know your true costs. If you dont you have no reason to be bidding big contracts. Take your costs add 10% then add your profit margin.

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