Our son is now home from the Navy and we helped him purchase a lawn care business. This is something he was wanting to get into before he went into the Navy. I have register the company name and purchased the insurance. The question I have for the forum is what is the best way to price jobs or are there different ways for different areas? I have looked at the equipment cost and tried to price jobs out in that way with profit margin added in the equipment cost. I have also spoke to different people to find out that the going price seems to be, on average, $35.00 per hour. But, I don't really think you should biil out per hour but, bill out per yard is this a better idea? He is planning to mow, trim, clean grass clippings, mulch and pruning. If the business grows like he would like to see it, adding fall and spring fertilizing. Thank you for your time. Any suggestions or advise would be greatly appreciated.
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