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Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Southwell, Sep 2, 2003.

  1. Southwell

    Southwell LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    Question. How to price a graveyard. I have been asked to give an estmate for a 18ac graveyard with half of the stones above ground and half ground level. some of the property is still unused so it should go quick. does anyone have any idea about what to charge for just mow edge trim and blow. help..
  2. Ozi_Brisbane

    Ozi_Brisbane LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    I would estimate how long it would take to complete the job and apply an hourly rate.

    So if you think it'll take 3 hours, and you charge $40 per hour, it'll be $120.

    The hard part in a graveyard would be to work out how long it would take since there are so many obstacles. Unless you've done it before it's a bit hard to estimate it accurately.

    Has anybody else been working that graveyard? If so, can you find out how long it took them to do the job? That would help with your estimate a lot.

    You don't want to be stuck with a job that you seriously underestimated! :eek:

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