how much to charge for mosquito spraying?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by BLKSS, Jun 21, 2007.

  1. BLKSS

    BLKSS LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 82

    client called and wanted their lawn sprayed for mosquito's how should i go about chargeing, by the sq. ft?
  2. Allens LawnCare

    Allens LawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 926

    I've thought about buying the echo unit....Do you need an aplicators license
  3. MeadowsLawnCare

    MeadowsLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 192

    I think just about everywhere you need a license to apply pesticide. Usually you take classes for it too i think.
  4. txgrassguy

    txgrassguy LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,083

    BLKSS - provided you have either a TDA or Structural Pest License, of which either one will cover this situation, you may apply.
    In instances like this I would charge a flat rate up to a certain square foot then multipliers kick in.
    More information is needed on plant types, size of area to be sprayed, and historical knowledge of the customer - ie are they on high blood pressure medication, kids or pets around - stuff like this.

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