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Pricing Duplexes/Apartment Buildings

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by SLC LLC, Jan 23, 2006.

  1. SLC  LLC

    SLC LLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 667

    I have never done so before, but am wondering on how people price duplexes/apartment buildings. Even if the lawn is not all too big, but there are say ten units within the building - do you price higher because there are more tenants paying ofr it, or do you still price by the size of the lawn? I have heard some different opinions on this, but wanted to get the experts opinions. Thanks for the help.
  2. MudslinginFX4

    MudslinginFX4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,170

    Price by the size of the lawn and how long it will take you. Also, price on the quality of service they want. If it is a mow,blow and go you would price lower then if it is a full service package. Make sure you know your expenses before you do something like this, it will eat you alive if you dont!
  3. J Hisch

    J Hisch LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 952

    From my experience too many contractors price this area of work way to cheap. try about 40-45 per man hour and you might land them.

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