What would you charge

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by 944own, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. 944own

    944own LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,178

    I cut several of these condo rentals for a guy and just send a bill at the end of the month and never talk to him. A lady wanted these bushes trimmed and all I ever do is cut the grass on them. This is my second year doing them. I called and got his secretary and told her this lady wanted them cut. She said go ahead and do it and charge us a little extra if you need to. It only took about 15 minutes to do what do you think I will put it on the bill next month.

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  2. B&GLandscaping

    B&GLandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    i would charge 20-30 bucks:confused:
  3. 944own

    944own LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,178

    Cool I was thinking 20
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  4. Century Landscape

    Century Landscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 87

    I'd just charge 10 or 15, maybe 20. If you charge 15 and it takes you 15 minutes, that's 60 an hour - not too bad in my book.

    As a bonus, it's great service to your customer, and great advertising for a service that you can provide. Most of my hedge trimming jobs have come from customers who saw other work I was doing or had previously done.
  5. vencops

    vencops LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NC
    Messages: 1,537

    Make sure you include the time and PITA to get rid of the clippings.

    Looks good, BTW.

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