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what should I charge???

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by langlo's landscaping, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. langlo's landscaping

    langlo's landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Hey guys im wondering what to charge for some jobs, im in the Geneva IL area.

    Muching per yard?
    Weeding?
    Hourly jobs with one other person?
    Hedge trimming?
    Minium price per mow including weedwip and blowing the driveway off?

    Thanks guys
     
  2. THEGOLDPRO

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,222

    so your basically saying you have no idea at all of what to charge in this industry?
     
  3. StihlBR600

    StihlBR600 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 705

    It depends on how much your buying mulch for, what your operating costs are and how much time the job will take you.
     
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  5. langlo's landscaping

    langlo's landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    I know what I would charge just seeing what other prices are out there in this area, prices are not the same across the US and I just moved into this area. I was looking for someone who was in this general area. If you don't want to help don't bother to comment.
     
  6. Coastal Lawn Maintenance

    Coastal Lawn Maintenance LawnSite Senior Member
    from VA
    Messages: 485

    I'm sorry but to me it sounds like what the gold pro said you don't know how to price, and now u want somebody from the area to give there price so you can under cut it. so what would you charge
     
  7. StihlBR600

    StihlBR600 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 705

    You shouldnt be asking people what they charge. If you dont know what you should charge in order to make a profit then you have a problem
     
  8. StihlMechanic

    StihlMechanic LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,133

    I whip weeds for free, Its cheaper than going to the anger managment classes the judge ordered me to go to.
     
  9. cooltype

    cooltype LawnSite Member
    Messages: 196

    Yeah, I will tell you what to charge if you come work for me for free for a season.
     
  10. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,776

    If you are in Geneva, the sky's the limit from what I hear services go for up in the Chicago land area.
     

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