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Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job

If you need help coming up with a bid for a lawn care, landscaping, tree cutting or irrigation job, post the specifics here and pictures of the job site. If you are looking to learn about bidding, review the jobs posted here.
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Old 04-23-2013, 02:45 PM
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1 1/4 acre lawn nice big and easy no small areas takes about 2-3 hours by my self with 36 walk behind no velkie. 75 to cheep and its a bi weekly
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Are you charging $75 for 3 hours of work? That is $25 an hour.

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the price depends on what your service area will provide. If you were in my area that would be a good price for that type of property. Steve, you can't charge a customer because the equipment you have makes the job 3 hrs. If i were to cut that yard with my equipment then it would only take me about 25 minutes with 2 ZT's. would it be fair to only charge the customer $50 because I invested more in my equipment? I think not. I firmly believe that you have to charge for the job based on the market you're in not how long it takes you based on the equipment you have.
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Agreed, you need to have the right equipment to do the job.
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