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mow 19,000 sq ft for 35 clams?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by unit28, Apr 28, 2007.

  1. unit28

    unit28 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,554

    Had to laugh when I saw a bid for that price for a bi weekly cut/ trim.

    I'm at 2x that amount.

    all I can say is good luck.
  2. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Former Moderator
    Messages: 6,073

    you're at 70 bucks for less than half an acre? now THAT'S good.
  3. unit28

    unit28 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,554

    And not to mention mowing over all the pine needles and through a
    few flower beds....LOL

    My bad...Im right at $62 for a bi weekly cut on 19,000SF.
  4. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    You're doing well. My best one so far is .57 acre at $45.00. Minimal trimming and objects in the way.
  5. CutsForLess

    CutsForLess LawnSite Member
    Messages: 75

    In my area I try to average between $50 and $60 an hour for mowing, now this does not include drive time, just unloading and mowing.
  6. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,943


    This time of year you need it every 4-5 days.

    I mow at least once every week except during dry spells.

    1/2 acre depending on how difficult ranges from $35-$55/cut for me. Thats just about .5 to .75hr pull up to pull away.
  7. Vikings

    Vikings LawnSite Bronze Member
    from canada
    Messages: 1,657

    I just got a weekly 18,000 sq ft for $45 but he wants me to bag and haul, neither of which I do. I told him I would bag around the pool area but mulch the front and sides and he could see what he thinks of it. If not I'm going to have to time it with his garbage day:rolleyes:
  8. TurfProSTL

    TurfProSTL LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 693

    $35 for 19,000 sqft, wide-open and flat?

    I'll do them all day long.....

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