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What to charge

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Joe W., Sep 6, 2000.

  1. Joe W.

    Joe W. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    Starting a lawn service after many requests. Starting out with residential work. What is the going rate, 1/4,1/2,1 acre. Trimming etc.Will be working in Baltimore area. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,261

    Try to get $40- $50 dollars an hour. I can't give you an acre price, because every acre is different. Trimming usually effects how long a property will take. The more obsticales, tha more trimming.
     
  3. Samurai WeedWacker

    Samurai WeedWacker LawnSite Member
    Messages: 93

    Charge extra for 'misery factors' such as hills and dog poop.
     
  4. Vandora Lawn & Landscape

    Vandora Lawn & Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 386

    I work in the Baltimore area and try to get achieve $60-80 per hour in sales. Start with those numbers and work with customer to achieve a workable price.
    Cullen
     

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