I have a question

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawncare3, Feb 7, 2003.

  1. lawncare3

    lawncare3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,981

    What does everyone mean by man hours?

    Does $65 per man per hour mean that if a crew of 2 works for 2 hours that costs the customer $260?

    I have asked this many times before and I want to LEARN right now as said to me many times before.

    PLEASE tell me what this means.
  2. greenman

    greenman LawnSite Addict
    Messages: 1,405

    You are correct. If its a one man crew, per hour and man hour are the same because its just one man.
  3. IBGreen

    IBGreen LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 726

  4. kppurn

    kppurn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 426

    You are correct.

    Two men working for two hours= 4 man hours
  5. Heavenly Green

    Heavenly Green LawnSite Member
    Messages: 171

    You got it. Thats what it means but Ive yet to ever get that much per man hr. I usually shoot for $30 to $35 per man hr cutting. And $45 to $50 per man hr. doing clean-ups

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