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What to Charge for this Landscape job?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Mt. Zion Lawn Care, Apr 30, 2013.

  1. Barnabas

    Barnabas LawnSite Member
    Messages: 117

    Job like that i would charge around $700 here and i have been winning bids all day long.
  2. Mt. Zion Lawn Care

    Mt. Zion Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    I made pretty good on this job I think. I charged $40 an hour for labor, total 4 hours, marked the price up on the gravel, and charged delivery. With my overhead being really low, and I'm only 16 years old and do this for my main income, I say i did pretty well. It was also family, I did this for so I didn't charge to much since they were family. For any other person I would have charged $55 an hour, and charged way more on delivery, and the gravel, and the dirt.
  3. Barnabas

    Barnabas LawnSite Member
    Messages: 117

    Doing job by hand or have access to machine and access to area by machine for dirt / stone?
  4. Wiedmann

    Wiedmann LawnSite Member
    Messages: 138

    Not really landscaping but we just did a job where we filled in 18 yards of dirt under a deck. Owner pulled up the boards and we filled in the area under the deck. Took about 3/4 a day with 2 guys. $1,850 job. Including labor, dirt and hauling the dirt.

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