Leaf Removal Help!!!

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by bobdaduke, Apr 3, 2006.

  1. bobdaduke

    bobdaduke LawnSite Member
    Messages: 79

    I have a customer that has 2 acres of leaves she needs removed. She has blown the leaves into 22 piles that measure about 15x30 - 12 inches deep. How would I start to figure what I would charge to remove these leaves. Hope someone can give me a general idea, I was thinking about $135 per pile.
  2. 24ON48OFF

    24ON48OFF LawnSite Member
    Messages: 52

    thats almost $3000. Seems a little high to me
  3. bobdaduke

    bobdaduke LawnSite Member
    Messages: 79

    What would seem reasonable to you? That is what I was looking for...
  4. Xterminator

    Xterminator LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 279

    Bill by the hour if you dont know how long it would take
  5. chriscraft

    chriscraft LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 390

    LOL id say sorry i cant do it, but if yo uneed the work i would cahrge by the hour. THERE AINT NO EASY WAY ON THAT CLEANUP unnless you get a burn permit. thays 350 cubic yards or 175 pickup loads.
  6. wski4fun

    wski4fun LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 323

    Can you drive on the lawn? If you can, Sub it out. Get a guy with the biggest truck and leaf loader you can find and ask how much. Add on 25% or whatever and go home makeing a day or two pay by making a few phone calls.

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