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price quote for a 1 time clean up

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by The Yard Wizard, Aug 31, 2004.

  1. The Yard Wizard

    The Yard Wizard LawnSite Member
    from CA
    Messages: 4

    Hello, I just started my own Landscaping Maintenance business. I have a property management wanting me to do a 1 time clean up. I'm not sure on how much to charge it will take between 4-5 hrs. to do this job. They used to have a maintenance man doing this place but all he did was mow, edge, & blow. So this place is all over grown weeds, bushes, trees, planters everything needs done. What would be a fair price to charge them. I was thinking about $450.00 or does this sound to high or too low. I will also be doing the weekly maintenance on this property after this first time cleaning at $150.00 a month. Please I need some help on prices to charge!!! I have over 20yrs. exp. in landscaping and maintenance but no clue as how much to charge for my services. I don't want to cut myself short. One more thing what is a fair price to ask for an hourly rate. :confused:
  2. BillyRgn

    BillyRgn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 248

    i charge $35 a man an hour
  3. The Yard Wizard

    The Yard Wizard LawnSite Member
    from CA
    Messages: 4

    Thanks BillyRgn for the info. I was thinking along the same lines.

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