I'm removing a tree and have pricing questions

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Brothers_Landscaping, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,606

    Its an expensive risky business..
  2. VirginiaLawnCare

    VirginiaLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 337

    I would be more in the 1200$ range but we use bucket trucks and would have a bobcat there.
  3. Brothers_Landscaping

    Brothers_Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    it's not HUGE!!! just big
  4. VirginiaLawnCare

    VirginiaLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 337

    I dont do any tree jobs without a bucket truck enless its 10ft tall. hahah The bobcat goes because we dont cut the tree in logs because my friend owns a firewood business and uses logs and runs its threw his processor.
  5. Coastal Lawn Maintenance

    Coastal Lawn Maintenance LawnSite Senior Member
    from VA
    Messages: 485

    i know here 1200 for one tree is high. i mostly let the tree people do the tree work. but just had a 55 foot pine tree taken out near the house and power line for 395 dollars. and yes these are licensed and insured company. but with out seeing the tree it hard to give a price
  6. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,220

    you may think it's a lot.... I think it's cheep, there is a huge liabiality here,

    all the what if's, and there is another issue.

    if by the time the job is complete. what would you say, 2 days ?

    well my friend at 2 days that's only 600.00 a day, now lets take in expensises.

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