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Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by chestateeridge, Jun 6, 2008.
1)Hourly rates for weedeating.
2)Estimating weedeating jobs.
only you can answer that Q......
Yep, find out what you want to make per hour, factor in gas and oil expenses. . . and there you have it.
Thanks for the astout insight. Its fairly predictable with a quote like you have posted.
Come on now, sarcasm isn't gonna help anything.
How about if I told you I try to make anywhere from $50 to $75/hour and up? I've never bid a weedeating-only job, so I wouldn't know re: that specifically.
Oh, and I give free estimates. I think most lco's do. Was that what you were asking?
This is just a thought. In your head, price the whole job...mow, trim, edge, blow, etc. Then, how much would you charge to mow only. Subtract and whatever is left is a reasonable fee for your time trimming (and only trimming)the property.
I have a few customers that want weedeating and edging only for 1/4 acre lots and I charge them $20....it takes me about 15 min.
the question is how long is it going take? I know it's not the same but I had a next door neighbor ask me to take care of her overgrown edges. took me 10 mins and I charged her 20.
I come from a area not too far from you and I get 70 per hour. Sometimes more because of all the steep banks here. I run a stihl 110 but like something lighter on slopes. Some of my jobs are all trimming and I need to get paid for that. Can make easier money mowing so charge more!
for us here i charge $125.00 per man hour for " Weedeating "