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weed pulling

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by Neil M, Jun 21, 2007.

  1. Neil M

    Neil M LawnSite Member
    Messages: 90

    I have a potential commercial job that needs alot of weed pulling about 10167sqft of beds plus a refresh of mulch (looking at starting with 50yds at $4000.00 for the mulch). The question I have is figuring what to charge for all the weeds. Any help would be appreciated, thanks Neil
  2. upidstay

    upidstay LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Messages: 1,575

    Charge by the hour.
  3. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Can you spray or are you talking about hand weeding?
  4. MJS

    MJS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,316

    Agreed. $30-40 an hour would be reasonable, I think.
  5. bgent

    bgent LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    I charge $30 an hour per hand
  6. bgent

    bgent LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    sorry... per worker
  7. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    $45 - $55 here
  8. EVM

    EVM LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 384

    LOL, who weeds beds anymore? Add an application of snapshot or treflan into your estimate and be done with it.
  9. mdlwn1

    mdlwn1 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    1. Weed wack/pick the big ones
    2. Blow debris back in..or out depending on volume
    3. Apply pre/post
    4. Mulch
    5. Bill the same amount; but for your professional knowlege instead of labor
    6. It's never that clear cut and dry
  10. Wayne242

    Wayne242 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    People who don't have licenses to apply... People who's clints dont wont the to spray any kind of weed killer on there yards. I could go no with people who do...

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