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How much per foot for edging?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mmsd, Mar 14, 2006.

  1. mmsd

    mmsd LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    I am new at this and I have a big account that wants edging work done.
    Please advise on best stick edger and how much to charge per foot
  2. Splicer

    Splicer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 992

    How much is a big job? How often will it need to be done? Do you have the equipment or are you going to need to rent equipment?
  3. mmsd

    mmsd LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    394 feet. i will be purchasing something
  4. LB1234

    LB1234 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,208

    bed edging

    sidewalk edging

    what are you referring too?
  5. mmsd

    mmsd LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    Sidewalk Edging
  6. Splicer

    Splicer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 992

    .85/ft for the first time, .69/ft every time there after sounds fair.
  7. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 4,771

    If it's overgrown now...it could take a couple hours and removal of a truck load of dirt. If it's been constantly edged, It shouldn't take longer than 5....10 minutes at most. Are you going to be mowing the property as well....or are you just going there to do the edging? Last fall I bought a Redmax edger and I am happy with it so far.
  8. YGWBill

    YGWBill LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    splicer, you would charge 335.00 for that, we would never get a job at that rate. at the most it should take would be two hours at 55.00 per hour

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