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How Much to Remove

Discussion in 'Bidding, Estimating and Pricing' started by ExecutiveFinishLawnCare, Mar 10, 2020.

  1. ExecutiveFinishLawnCare

    ExecutiveFinishLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    I've got a client with 15 of these ornamental grasses to remove. What's a thought on the removal price for each? They are about 5ft in diameter on averag . Thanks!

  2. SilverPine

    SilverPine LawnSite Member
    Messages: 49

    A shovel and a few bottles of water.

    As for price. I would make it a call it 1 days labor and a dump fee.
  3. rclawn

    rclawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,418

    Ratchet strap at the base and pull them out with a mower or truck. $20 a pop plus disposal
  4. kinneberg lawn service

    kinneberg lawn service LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 286

    What kind of equipment do you have to use? It will take while by hand in sure. Do you knownof anyone who wants to split them sell them off? Just an after thought. Definately alot of work there would roughly say 200 to 300 or so. Not sure on your market rate but figured 20min each by hourly rate. If you have something to pull them out with chain an loader wont takw near that long.
    hort101 likes this.
  5. ShowCaseLawnCare

    ShowCaseLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 550

    A messy job also they have a big base May take longer then you think. I would say $500.00 to remove clean and haul away.
    sehitchman and Mdirrigation like this.
  6. rclawn

    rclawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,418

    I have a hard time seeing someone paying $500 to remove those. Make sure you bundle them up and it won’t be messy
  7. Doc8406

    Doc8406 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 29,640

    i believe that the last time those were discussed on this board, the rate determine was about 35.00 a piece plus your haul off fee..
    Joana Williams likes this.
  8. Joana Williams

    Joana Williams LawnSite Member
    Messages: 164

    I agree with Doc, around $35.00 Each to remove + Dump Fee.
    Doc8406 likes this.
  9. hal

    hal LawnSite Gold Member
    from Georgia
    Messages: 3,349

    I would charge 50 each plus dump because I hate those damn things...
  10. hackitdown

    hackitdown LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,039

    Those things are huge. $900 plus haul/dump fee. Its going to be at least two trips in a one-ton.
    jrs.landscaping and Mdirrigation like this.

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