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Installing trim job time?

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by the mower, Apr 25, 2010.

  1. the mower

    the mower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    My first job installing trim is going to be almost 1000 ft. I'm figuring about 5 foot per hour average. Does that sound about right? This estate has drip irrigation everywhere so we won't be able to just go gang busters and will have to be careful not to cut through the drip irrigation. Any advice would help!!!
  2. Kevin M.

    Kevin M. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 137

    Installing trim ? whats that ? How about give us some more info ? Are these a bed of plants ? etc,
  3. the mower

    the mower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    I'm sorry most people call it edging. I often call it trim. Maybe I'm thinking about hot young trim too often. I want to install commercial grade edging and spike it every 2.5feet. I'm thinking about just doing it by the hour because this customer is ok with that but then for sure the most I will make is around 50/hr when I use 2 other guys with me. I'd love to make a little more than that since I will be there.

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