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What Would You Have Charged?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by REENO, Jun 20, 2005.

  1. REENO

    REENO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    Two And A Half Acre With A Semi-steep Hill Covering About 1/3 Acre.the Front And Back Are Pretty Flat. No Edging Just Trimming And Blowing. I Charged 75 And They Pay 80$. Just Starting Out With A Newborn Child At Home, So I Need To Be Up To Par On Prices. Thank In Advance From Both Of Us.
     
  2. BCSteel

    BCSteel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    Double that. Are you using 21" for that?
     
  3. daltonbuck

    daltonbuck LawnSite Member
    Messages: 36

    As said before, I would probably double that. Usually the way I price is by the hour. Fromt he time I pull up to the time I leave can be either $50/hr or $60/hr. I am pretty sure nearly 3 acres would take close to 2-3 hours with the blowing and trimming included.
     
  4. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,180

    In your area you should be able to charge more than that. I would get 125 to 175 depending on the amount of trimming. Only one I can and will do cheaper than that is my church. God gets a steep discount from me.
     
  5. REENO

    REENO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    Well How Would You Suggest The Price Change After Cutting The Yard Three Times?
     
  6. REENO

    REENO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    I DONT KNOW IF U=HAVE TAKEN A LOOK AT MY EQUIP. BUT WITH 1 GRAND WHAT SHOULD BE MY NEXT PURCHASE? I HAVE A FRIEND(MORE LIKE A BROTHER FROM ANOTHER MOTHER) THAT LETS ME USE HIS TRAILER AND HIS RINDING MOWER WHEN HE IS NOT WORKING AND I CAN USUALLY WORK AROUND HIM
     
  7. BrunswickMowing

    BrunswickMowing LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    Does he stand in the yard while you mow? :D


    Psss...Caps Lock
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  8. REENO

    REENO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    Nope He Usually Isnt Working That Day Ergo, Me Using The Equipment
     
  9. REENO

    REENO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    YES AND A FRIENDS OLD RIDING MOWER
     

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