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What should I charge?

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by cutman2000, Jun 3, 2014.

  1. cutman2000

    cutman2000 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 218

    I cut this tree/hedge to the surface today and hauled it off and wondered what would be a good price to charge for it. I'm not too sure, so I would like to hear a few opinions. It took less than an hour. Thanks.

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  2. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,292

    $50
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  3. nlmct

    nlmct LawnSite Senior Member
    from ct
    Messages: 423

    65..................................
     
  4. JCLawn and more

    JCLawn and more LawnSite Fanatic
    from MI
    Messages: 5,281

    How much total time did involve? Including drive and haul time?
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  5. cutman2000

    cutman2000 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 218

    well I was there to do another job, same property.
     
  6. jrs.landscaping

    jrs.landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 2,762

    $75

    $60 to cut

    $10 haul away

    $5 disposal
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  7. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 19,244

    Why did it take almost an hour, I could have cut it loaded it on my truck and unloaded into my burn pile in less than 5 minutes.

    Everyones price quotes seems fair.
     
  8. southerntide

    southerntide LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Alabama
    Messages: 5,957

    No offense but almost a hour on that tree cutting it down?

    Define less than a hour...

    $75 for a 10 ft twig people would laugh at you here and just make a bonfire out of it.
     
  9. cutman2000

    cutman2000 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 218

    The tree/hedge alone took about 10-15 mins. Like I said, I had other work to do on that property.
     
  10. jrs.landscaping

    jrs.landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 2,762

    Cool, and I'd respectfully tell them to find someone else..........
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