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what to charge for acre of aerating

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by burnsyscapes, Jul 19, 2012.

  1. burnsyscapes

    burnsyscapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 180

    title says it all boys, what would yall charge and how do you figure out how to charge for that!

    Thank you!
  2. Grasssales2001

    Grasssales2001 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 111

    What's your time worth? Equipment?
  3. JBNC

    JBNC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 200

    How many people? What aerators? Is it flat and open? A lot of trees and hills? A normal flat acre around here with a few trees would take us about an hour and a half with 2 plugrs.
  4. burnsyscapes

    burnsyscapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 180

    1 person, split drive walk behind aerator, but i will be purchasing the new exmark stand on. but i know what my hourly rate is, i am not going to charge 75 buks for an acre of aerating when the competitor could charge lets say 300. not trying to loose that type of money.
  5. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 19,463

  6. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,530

    just think how much more work you

    I get 100 to 150 per acre all depends whats in the lawn
    I run WB and a 3point 5ft plugger

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