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How much to charge for leaf cleanup in fall

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by landscapetastic, May 7, 2012.

  1. C Jovingo Landscaping

    C Jovingo Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 436

    M/H rate is man hour rate. U set a rate per hour & that's what u charge per man hour. If u pay help $10hr u don't use that rate in ur estimate. Say ur M/H rate is $50 & u estimate a job is gonna take 16 hrs u charge 16hrs X $50=$800. U can do it urself in 2 days or u & 1 helper at $10hr do it in one 8hr day. Your help makes $80 for the day & u make $720 ($90/hour) cuz u have the expenses of running a company
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  2. kendavisbiz

    kendavisbiz LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    Try an hourly rate plus expansés..How much r u Worth....If u bill 35 hrs a week At $50 an hour u make $1750..Remeber your business has expenses so plan on a Third of That Should be set aside to run your business.Sell Time always
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