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Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job
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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 11-17-2007, 10:42 PM
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Very informative. I like all the good info. Thank you.
So what kind of profit margine should we be shooting for? Maybe a minimum?
Or is that vary to?
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I went to the library today... got a couple of books about the lawn care business (starting one and running one)... There was a really good section in there telling about how to figure your hourly rate...

You figure your personal cost of living (mortgage, utilities, etc... just what you need to survive), then add to that the cost of running your business... PER YEAR, that is... then divide that figure by 1,940 (the approximate number of working hours in a year). That will be your MINIMUM hourly rate.
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