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Old 07-11-2011, 02:51 AM
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I must say I'm lost with the parts and gas as well as the labor consisting of materials, this is what I'm understanding


My labor cost are per man hour, so regardless of how many guys are there I try to account for each one so 3 guys for 3 hours is 9 labor hours which would be either $270 or $825 for labor only on the same work and time with your rates depending on the size of the house/business.

Materials are a whole other issue and is never figured into our hourly labor though we will account for picking up and delivery of materials.

As far as the way I account for fuel or parts I always budget and account for a worst case scenario and base those overhead cost at whatever would be the highest regardless of where I am or would be able to get the gas/parts cheaper simply because having to buy gas/parts at the higher cost is more reliable than trying to count on getting them cheaper.
it was simple to account for how much i was going to spend each time the mulch plants pots and any other thing i was using in this property should of been about $800 my cost so i do up-sale so it would of been $1400 for the client now i made the calculations and i would of added that to the rate i would have to spend this much twice a year so the rate is spread out monthly but i might have to come by and check my accounting a bit more i might be over charging them thank you
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