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Hourly efficency

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by ChevHayes, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. ChevHayes

    ChevHayes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 86

    Just kind of curious what some of you guys can do in an hr cutting residentials. Me and my bro cut 12 houses on 2 streets (close together) in 2hrs trimming and edging = 6/hr (walk behind 48's no velke). Lets hear what you guys doin and state the variables.
     
  2. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,082

    The race, for hourly efficiency, is the primary cause for shoddy workmanship and poor results. Efficiency, really means quality, in as short a time as possible. Look at the quality of the work, b4 u decide. :)
     
  3. hotwater

    hotwater LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    I like that!
     
  4. kodak mowing

    kodak mowing LawnSite Member
    Messages: 140

    today i mowed 9 lawns in 6 hours with one helper,one was commercial lawn a local towing co about an acre,and the rest was regular residental lawns most around 1/2 acre but the big 1 is 1 acre.started at 8am stopped for lunch at 1130 and done by 230pm paid my helper 6 hours.all my jobs today were within 5 miles from my house and each other,and all jobs were 100% quality done.
     
  5. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,904

    i mowed three house today in four hours and then said to hell with it, its too hot. and went to the bar and cooled off.
     

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