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How Much Would You Charge!!

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by nicholsonlawnservices, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. Sweet Tater

    Sweet Tater LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,123

    I'd say stay with your 30, your inevitably going to under jugdge that. Get your money
  2. greensolutions1

    greensolutions1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 125

    Yeah i think i would use 2 guys and rent a bobcat or tractor, tell the other three workers to have the day off.
  3. balreadysaid

    balreadysaid LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 427

    i would just charge 2500-3000 up front if he says too much i wouldnt do it.
  4. Lefet

    Lefet LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,887

    So did you ever get the job?
  5. Turf Troll

    Turf Troll LawnSite Member
    Messages: 227

    He got the job and went to Atlantic City for the weekend!!:usflag:
  6. Lefet

    Lefet LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,887

    HOORAY!!!! Ding! Ding!! We have a WINNER!!!!!
  7. AzLawnMan

    AzLawnMan LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 409

    Where the helll do some of you get your prices!? Now Im all for getting whatever you can but $3-4K? That customer will hang up on him before he finishes his pitch. CTmower is pretty close to what I would charge. That job is right around $1,000 to $1,300. If you had to get the dumpster yourself tac on another $400-600. That is not a very big job at all, Turf Troll is also right, demo is a very easy job if you and your crew know what todo. One of my crew's of 4 can knock that out in 4-6 hours. I have posted on here many times and I still dont understand charging by the hour. I think if I charged by the hour i would be going broke. Today we trimmed 6-20ft ficus trees and 10-10ft ficus tress. $50 each for the 20ft ficus = $300 and $20 for the 10ft ficus =$200 and $125 for the clean up a total of $625. 1-crew of 4 guys at 2 hours so an average price of $312.50 an hour. So some of your thinking is charge $15 an hour for each helper ? That would be $120 for 2 hours!! I will stay home for that.

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