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how much would you charge?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by timmac, Jun 8, 2007.

  1. timmac

    timmac LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 480

    I'm mowing a yard that takes me 3 hours riding time on a 60 inch super z. No trimming. What should I be charging? thanks
     
  2. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,988

    How many acres?

    Hours wise, 170-200 bucks depending on your market.
     
  3. klcArk

    klcArk LawnSite Member
    Messages: 28

    I would be impressed if you got $120 for it.

    $40/hour and no trimming isnt bad at all.
     
  4. Uranus

    Uranus LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 1,624

    I have a lawn that takes 2 hours in the sping and 1 1/4 hours in the summer and I get more than $120. Glad I live in the north.

    I wouldn't go any lower than $150. But $200 is a nicer number. Somewhere in that range

    P.S. Don't call me a yankee, I'm a SOX fan.
     
  5. Bigray

    Bigray LawnSite Member
    Messages: 140

    I would chg. no less than 150. for my service.
    my time,truck,equip.,gas,ins &profit
     
  6. Shuter

    Shuter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,171

    $180 sounds about right for me.
     
  7. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    I would charge at least $250, but may try for $300 depending on the customer.
     
  8. timmac

    timmac LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 480

    i get 150.00
     
  9. Nosmo

    Nosmo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,216

    Quite a bit of difference in the quotes you got wasn't there. From a low of $120.00 to as much as $250.00 - $300.00.

    Getting down to brass tacks -- it depends on the area of the country what the market will bear.

    Wait and see if you get some replies from LCO's near your location.

    Nosmo
     
  10. Midwest Lawn Services

    Midwest Lawn Services LawnSite Member
    Messages: 211

    I'm guessing this is about a 4-5 acre lawn? I would charge between $240 and $300 per visit, with no trimming that is.
     

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