Pricing i the Central Texas Area

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Greenatthis, Apr 6, 2006.

  1. Greenatthis

    Greenatthis LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 24

    I just started my business this year and I was wondering if anyone could tell me how much they charge in this area. I already spoke to one of the lcos and he charges $70 per mower hour. Minimum of $35. I already have a few yards that I did last year at $35 each and I recently aquired some more equipment. Just wondering. Didn't want to be a lowballer.:usflag:
  2. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
    Messages: 2,419

    It could depend greatly on what part of TX you are in. Central TX is a big area with vastly different income classes, from the Lakeway and Westlake area to say.... something not so high class elsewhere.
  3. SWD

    SWD LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 988

    What you charge is dependent upon your overhead - not someone else.
    Different socioeconomic classes are a multiplier or detractant governing final price beyond your profit margin.
    Out of curiousity, where are you located?
  4. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,381

    Well here is some info on pricing ...JustMowit out of Dallas just put a flyer on my door for prices ranging from $25 to $28....does that help?
  5. rickt

    rickt LawnSite Member
    Messages: 47

    If your in the DFW area you might just want to focus on business properties, there is to much competition around here. Most cuts go for $20 bucks and some will go as low as $15.

    TXLAWNBOY LawnSite Member
    Messages: 219

    Where in Cen. Texas are you, what town?
  7. Greenatthis

    Greenatthis LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 24

    I am in Burnet/Marble Falls. Most of the companies in Marble Falls are higher (Horseshoe bay area is full of high dollar homes). We did a pretty large yard last week, and it took us 18 min from the time we dropped the gate until we left. She paid us 40, and said that was cheaper than the last company who did it.

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