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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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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 03-05-2011, 06:21 AM
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I have done a lot of research on this found a lot of different prices on how to do stuff so i came up with $65 a yard delivered and installed. this job i cut the guy a deal on this i had a nice presentation and two different quotes 1 he buys and delivers his self, i install @ 35 a yard our i buy deliver install for $55 a yard any way had a good quote but he didnt bite he kinda seemed mad then wanted to argue that he could do the job with 10yards of mulch " i was thinking yea thats y it looks like it dos now " i should have said that but didn't then. he wanted to argue that he could get 10 yards mulch" Red cypress" delivered for total $125 then in the end he told me it was 175 for all so don't look like im getting this job ha ha i got so stressed then it flopped cause he has no clue of what he was talking bout but the day turned out to be decent i got 2 calls 1 for mowing "signed contract" & 1 tree job going Monday to give estimate
Glad it turned out to be a good day. Yes you will find some people dont value the work we do. It happens with a types of home improvement businesses. Well on a positive note you learned a lot about estimating. Next time you can work some rough numbers up right there at the first meeting and you can test the waters.

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