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OldRedFord
08-10-2010, 01:14 AM
I have two more properties I am taking on. They are about a 1/4 acre each. Lawn is in pretty poor condition. The lawn is in fact typical condition for this particular neighborhood.

I am going to weedeat, edge a bit and mow and clean up. $45 each seem about right? It is my base price.

Chachi
08-10-2010, 08:53 AM
Poor condition is right wow! Are you going to fix the lawn in the long run for them? 45$ should be about right.

Cajun Cleanin'
08-10-2010, 01:40 PM
I would charge more for the first service because of the condition.

Get you some dust masks on that one your gonna need them.

OldRedFord
08-10-2010, 08:10 PM
Dust was actually minimal. Used my 21" push mower.

Took a after picture to show how it turned out. Not too bad considering.

Steve
08-11-2010, 08:07 AM
It looks good! How long did it take?

Do you think it will be quicker in the future?

OldRedFord
08-11-2010, 05:03 PM
I took me about a hour each.

I do think next time will be faster. Might try using my big mower then.

Steve
08-12-2010, 05:40 AM
Were there things you learned on this job that will help you do similar jobs faster in the future? If so, what stood out?