weekly mowing???

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by capekev, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. xclusive

    xclusive LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,054

    On my postcards that I am passing out I put "weekly lawn maintenance starting at $27" cause some lawns are bigger and cost more but yet that line usually will peek most people's interested cause the average lawn by goes for $30-$40 a week.
  2. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,296

    Animals? I suppose there are a few party animals on here.
    At any rate, make sure you get into the biz because you like to do it and do a good job of it. Don't do this out of desperation only....it will only lead to problems down the road.
    I would not put a fixed rate on lawns for mowing, unless the lawns you are targeting are very uniform in size. You really need to speak eyeball to eyeball with prospects to earn their trust and biz.
  3. nepatsfan

    nepatsfan LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,142

    Dont mow lawns for 25 bucks it isnt worth it. $40 minimum. Its the going rate. No one mows lawns for 25 bucks around here. Smarten up kevin.

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