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price on a merit application

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ant, May 6, 2001.

  1. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,466

    can someone tell me how some lawn care companys are getting 2 x the application price for an application of merit?
    if i have a lawn that i get 150.00 per app. (5 ferts,1 lime)(44,000 sf)how are they getting 300.00 per app of merit?
    it cost me 2.53 per m thats 112.00 per app of merit to treat 44 m.
  2. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Messages: 3,485

    What would you charge? Are you charging $150.00?

    $112 is your cost just for product, what about drive time, load time, fuel, payroll, wear & tear, and everything else, what is left for your businesses final profit to pay for that equipment?

    I would be around $275.00 at least.
  3. David Gretzmier

    David Gretzmier LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,645

    I would be charging close to 250 for 44000 sq. ft anyway, and probably up that to 300 for merit. Dave

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