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Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by kjungo, Feb 24, 2009.
call around and find out what everyone else is charging and ether match it or go less thenit!...
smart advice. we have a $35 min. we also pay insurance, and workmans comp. and taxes...and are legit.
So am I with alot of equipment to pay for. Every job bid is different, you have to account for and if the other companies have a license and if their insured. These days there are many landscape companies out there and most people now a day are looking for the best price... One other way is see how long it takes to get the job finished and time it by two. Nobody is going to get rich from mowing all you can hope for is once you work for someone and they see what kind of work you can do, they will always use you!!!!...
thank you to the few helpful members and to you ignorant ones i'm willing to bet that i have more expericence running equipment like you could only dream of. I'm a Divison Supervisor for The Operating Engineers how many of you can say that when you were 21 years old????? none of you can
I'm not so bad at driving myself. I've mowed hills with a scag tiger cub that some people won't do with a walk behind.
some of these people on her are pathetic not willing to help a single soul with anything. especially some new guy who doesn't know a whole lot.maybe they never heard of the rule of 7 people where you help 7 people and they help seven and sometime when you need help there is someone there to help you
charge what you can charge. find how long it takes you what you want to make and charge that. if your unsure dont give a quote tell them you will do it and see how long it takes and then you can tell them a price if they dont like it and you cant go any lower say sorry i can satisfy you and move on. it comes down to what your worh to them.
thanks ruff's i really am thankful i found some help
At 21 I was a Petroleum Products Relocation Engineer!!!! Gotcha!
Yep, just pumped gas !!!
So what are you, a math teacher? Just Curious
When I started my business a was a high school grad with no degree on nothing yet I had a pretty good idea about how much to charge for my services if you are so smart why this would be so difficult to figure out.
If you have a degree or feel are smarter than the average people why you don't realize that your question is so vague that to have an answer one would have to know many things you don't describe.
There's many people in this forums that would be willing to help but you have to change your attitude and approach.