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TwinBrosLC 07-10-2012 11:43 AM

Please Help me bid
 

Steve 07-10-2012 02:19 PM

Welcome to our forum!

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I absolutely have no idea where to begin.
How many sq. ft. of lawn is this? How many linear feet will you have to line trim?

Von Bobbeh 07-10-2012 02:34 PM

Personally I'd be in the $120 weekly or $160 biweekly range. It looks HUGE, but then again yards in my area are tiny.

TwinBrosLC 07-10-2012 03:03 PM

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Originally Posted by Steve (Post 111273)
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How many sq. ft. of lawn is this? How many linear feet will you have to line trim?

Not sure of the sq footage, to be honest. I know its more than 1.5 acres, but it's easy to mow. Not a lot of trees or objects.

Linear foot shouldn't be much. She just wants it done around both houses. There is no grass around any of the trees to trim.

I know it would take longer with my 42", but I'd like to bid on the "job", not "per hr". She would be a contract customer, and I don't want to bid too high or too low.

TwinBrosLC 07-10-2012 03:08 PM

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Originally Posted by Von Bobbeh (Post 111276)
Personally I'd be in the $120 weekly or $160 biweekly range. It looks HUGE, but then again yards in my area are tiny.

Thanks for the range. I was guessing 140ish before I posted on this forum. So it's good to know I might not be off by that much.

They did say that they would like it done every 10 days.

willshome 07-10-2012 04:42 PM

I would be careful with the every ten days thing what a pain. 7 or 14 only, that way you know what day of the week it falls

Godslapper 07-10-2012 04:49 PM

$175 about every 10 days. Give or take a day or two.

Steve 07-11-2012 11:48 AM

I'd also suggest you measuring out the property, either pacing it or using a surveyor's wheel so you have an accurate measurement of how much you have to mow and trim. Then you will be able to use those measurements and prices later when you bid on other properties.


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