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Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by dmc456, Oct 24, 2005.
What service do you provide that has the highest consistant profit margin.
Mowing and Aerating
Mowing has the lowest profit margin. Fertilization has probably the highest. Among other high ones are aeartion, overseeding, dethatching, landscaping and scalping.
2. Pond Excavation
4. Paver/ Retaining wall installs
5. Landscape Installs
Mowing for sure....atleast to me it is
If you make more money mowing then doing hardscaping, you ain't pricing your hardscaping jobs right!
Depends what you mean, % wise or just the cold hard $$$$$. % wise fertilizer or light bulbs but that doesn't put much real cash in your pocket unless you are fertilizing all the sports stadiums in town. My top 4 would be
Christmas Decorations- No equipment expenses
Seasonal flowers-No equipment expenses
Large tree replacements/additions -Subbed out nothing but phone calls and potential warranty issues
Best Question I have seen, Thanks, I look foreward to the replys.
Gross or Net?
Landscape installs and renovations are the meat of our operation. Though not as profitable as the landscaping, Mowing and maintenance is profitable and is a steady cash flow, and often gives us a chance to sell other projects.
#1new lawn install
#3 new irrigation
#4 trees, bushes
Thats is based on man hrs spent & material cost, to net profit returned