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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by LawnscapesUnlimited, Nov 1, 2006.

  1. LawnscapesUnlimited

    LawnscapesUnlimited LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    Im putting to gather a bid for a hoa in houston and I got my #s together just wanted to see what yall might think? 120 man hours a week @ 42 weeks includes mow, trim, edge, blow and flower bed maint. Hedge triming once a month. just wanted to see a round about price for yearly maintanace yall come up with to see how i look. Thanks !!! :usflag:
  2. 2menandamower

    2menandamower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 247

    You said 120 man hours per week???? That alone is 6000.00 per week at 50.00 per man hour. that would come to 252,000.00 per year for 42 weeks of service. With that you will be full time on that property alone. I bid one this year for 31,000.00 per year and I did not get it. it was mowing trimming blowing, weeding flower beds, trimming shrubs 3 times per year, gutters 3 times per year and mulching once in the spring. I know that number seems high but you better think about the 120 hours per week thing. That is 3 guys with 40 hours a week just on this property. Or 12 guys putting in a 10 hour day. OMG!!!!!
  3. pjslawncare/landscap

    pjslawncare/landscap LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,410

    120 hours, are u shure? Sounds like a lot to me, how big is this place. That many hours has to be like 300+ acres. I cant imagine it being that large, but then Ive been wrong before - well once :weightlifter:
  4. Fantasy Lawns

    Fantasy Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,912

    That would be around $16,800-$17,500 monthly fore me

    Hours are Hours ... if you figure it'll take your business too perform in 120 .... than it's bid at 120
    We have HOA n Condo's around here that the hedging alone can eat up 150-200 man hours per month
    Weeding can be another 100 per month
  5. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

  6. MattsMowing3535

    MattsMowing3535 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 385

    120 hours!!! that is huge!!!!!!!! I think you should discribe this place!!!!!!

    MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,568

    They are telling you right in the dry part of the season and fall and early spring grass cuts fast might knock your time down but you are talking about a lot of hours don't sell yourself short.
  8. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 2,412

    120 man hours a week, a month or a year?

    MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,568

    He stated a week.
  10. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 2,412

    I was asking if it is a typo. What are the specs of the property.

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