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Is this a fair price for spring cleanup?

Fire/Grass

LawnSite Member
Location
cincinnati area
Lots size 80x170, Mulch beds around the whole home(remulch). Small trees in yard(not to many leaves).

My quote:
Clean up lawn and leaves: $68
Clean mulch beds:$40 per/hour- Est 1hr
Remulch: 45 bags- $270.
Total: $378
 

3blades

LawnSite Member
Location
north adams ma.
tough to tell wout seeing what the lawn and leaves look like but your hourly rate is fair.if your ever unsure of the price on cleanups than keep it on the highside,because you dont want the work if your gonna just bairly make proffit. thats hard work, customers have to realize they are paying for a professional service.

i dont mind so much a little dickerin on lawn prices but nothing makes me more mad than when a customer tries to cut down my prices on work like cleanups and such.it seems like some people just think they shoulldent have to pay for lawn services.

sorry to get off the subject but anyway thats my advice.
 

lawnwizards

LawnSite Silver Member
fire/grass,

cleanups are a pain in the rear. its hard to say if what you quoted is fair or way under. how many hours do you think it will take you clean the lawn and leaves? based on what i see so far, i'd say no less then $500.. give us some more details and we'll be able to better estimate.

lawnwizards.
 

bobbygedd

LawnSite Fanatic
Location
NJ
how much mulch is 45 bags?
 

DFW Area Landscaper

LawnSite Silver Member
Location
DFW, TX
How many cubic feet of mulch in a bag, two or three?

I charge $3.00 per cubic foot installed, plus another $.50 to $1.00 per cubic foot to clean out the beds and de-weed.

If those are 2 cu ft bags, you're price might be about right.

Will there be any shrub trimming or pruning?

Later,
DFW Area Landscaper
 
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Fire/Grass

LawnSite Member
Location
cincinnati area
I prefer to use the bags. I think it looks better then the bulk mulch(my opinion). Usually doesn't have the dirt and other debris in it. Also, if I have any left over and the homeowner doesn't want it. I can store that very easily.

Yes DFW- those were 2 cu ft bags
 
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