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Price To Aerate And Seed

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by scagwildcat, Feb 17, 2006.

  1. scagwildcat

    scagwildcat LawnSite Senior Member
    from nw. ct.
    Messages: 507

    What Would Be The Easiest Way To Charge, To Aerate And Or Seed A Lawn After You Areate ?? I Was Thinking If It Would Be At My Advantage To Charge By The Hour + Seed/fert Or Sq Ft..? I Just Didnt Want To Measure Every Lawn......
  2. scagwildcat

    scagwildcat LawnSite Senior Member
    from nw. ct.
    Messages: 507

  3. dKoester

    dKoester LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,346

    For aeration 15.00 per 1000 square foot
    For seed double the amount and add labor cost
  4. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,413

    in time you wont have to. as far as pricing it all depends on your area .
  5. indyturf

    indyturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indy
    Messages: 1,901

    I would measure,unless you are working in a area where all the lawns are about the same size. it just takes a few minutes and could keep you from loosing $ on seed if your off on your guestimate.
  6. TScapes

    TScapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 453

    I agree with Indyturf, you need to measure the lawn.... atleast till you get comfortable in guesstimating. Challenge yourself.... after you measure a couple, take a guess on the next couple and then measure them to see how accurate you were. Either way you want to make sure that you have enough product to put out.

    By the way, we charge by the sq. ft. here.

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