Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Property Management Forums > Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation

Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation
A great way to talk about all things lawn care related. Grass, turf, shrubs, trees, aeration, fertilization, reseeding, hydro-seeding, mowing, grub control, chemicals and pesticides. Ask questions, give answers. Grow!

First thatching job of the season


Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation

A great way to talk about all things lawn care related. Grass, turf, shrubs, trees, aeration, fertilization, reseeding, hydro-seeding, mowing, grub control, chemicals and pesticides. Ask questions, give answers. Grow!
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #11  
Old 04-15-2011, 01:06 PM
cruzgardening cruzgardening is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 277
Rep Power: 7
cruzgardening is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve View Post
What do you do if you can't get additional customers to go with the new customer wanting the service? Does that then effect your bid price?
the bidding process is kind of complicated i would say.

usually new clients pay more with out a contract.
my existing clients will pay $100 only if they have the advance package, if they have the regular package they pay $140. Most of my clients have the advace package and the ones who don't hardly ask for extra jobs.

so if a new client asks for thatch removal job and no other clietns wants it i charge him the flat $200 if they get the advance maintenace contract i drop it to $140 if they get the regular contract i give it to them for $160. I have to rent the machine and pay my help but the machine is cheap and my guys is on an hourly rate so its not that bad and i still make money.

hope this helps



Quote:
Originally Posted by CHEESE2009 View Post
Great job man!


These jobs can be pretty time consuming, but the look after is worth it.

I should have taken before and after pictures and joined you on here. I did a big job yesterday and man, it's amazing what you'll find.
they are time consuming specially the larger ones, but where i live the lawns don't get as big as where you guys are at, there are almost No 1 acre lawns here the regular house is set up on a lot that is average 2500sqft including the lawn so you guys can imagine i only take one to two hours to do the job since most are St Agustin n i only do one pass on this type of lawn.

you should take some pics and add them here of the current jobs this way we see the difference

Last edited by cruzgardening; 04-15-2011 at 01:08 PM. Reason: adding more
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Thatching and Aeration Liberty Landscaping LLC Community Assistance 8 04-11-2011 10:43 PM
**need De-thatching Flyer** birdturd9726 Starting a lawn care business. 10 03-03-2009 06:01 AM
End season is near pnplawn General Talk 18 10-15-2007 10:15 AM
Welcome Aerating-Thatching Co. Steve Introduce Yourself 4 10-04-2007 09:08 AM
De-thatching KimKriel Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 3 02-13-2007 10:42 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
My Invention
biglee
01-11-2015 06:51 PM
Today 11:36 AM
by joshp
17 2,817
fert/lawn programs
joshp
Today 10:43 AM
Today 10:43 AM
by joshp
0 16
Landscaper taking on odd...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-07-2016 06:57 PM
Today 10:31 AM
by joshp
7 637
fliers
joshp
08-19-2016 03:23 PM
Today 10:20 AM
by joshp
7 427
Review of our lawn care...
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
Yesterday 10:51 AM
by Steve
7 1,818
Start My Own Business?
mowandblow1980
01-12-2016 07:43 PM
08-25-2016 12:55 PM
by Steve
19 2,146
Looking for new host
Just for Cuts
11-26-2015 06:58 AM
08-24-2016 09:05 PM
by Stephen Alberts
10 1,911
Facebook advertising
Just for Cuts
12-13-2015 07:49 AM
08-24-2016 08:59 PM
by Stephen Alberts
14 13,095
Breaking into commercial...
SGL1
08-19-2016 07:02 AM
08-24-2016 10:12 AM
by mowandblow1980
7 434
Snow Plow
acrajchel
08-17-2016 10:21 AM
08-22-2016 11:21 AM
by Steve
5 413
Quarter Acre Woodland...
ew411
08-16-2016 06:50 AM
08-18-2016 12:25 PM
by Steve
4 399
Bidding Bushhogging
acrajchel
08-15-2016 11:52 AM
08-17-2016 05:32 PM
by acrajchel
4 391
Hello From the Florida...
KevinShuman
08-15-2016 08:57 PM
08-16-2016 01:52 PM
by SC93
2 390
I'm making stupid money...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-07-2016 07:07 PM
08-16-2016 12:42 AM
by SC93
5 685
A quick Intro
BLE
08-14-2016 05:17 PM
08-15-2016 10:54 AM
by acrajchel
2 385
New Customer - Gettting...
acrajchel
08-05-2016 05:00 PM
08-15-2016 10:52 AM
by acrajchel
4 655
helping out a friend set...
Doug D
08-13-2016 11:33 AM
08-15-2016 09:45 AM
by Steve
1 398
Small bed job
Bradcook21
08-09-2016 09:52 PM
08-10-2016 03:51 PM
by Steve
1 516
Hello from NoVa
jtwlawn
08-03-2016 11:20 AM
08-09-2016 10:45 AM
by jtwlawn
4 652
How much to charge for...
jymie
03-31-2013 05:59 PM
08-08-2016 04:33 PM
by Steve
27 6,648
Needing a website built
burtle
06-17-2015 09:02 AM
08-07-2016 10:21 AM
by Just for Cuts
18 19,816
New Site Hows it look
Infinitelawn
03-16-2015 10:32 AM
08-07-2016 08:37 AM
by Lawnline
8 11,286
Hey guys! Greetings from...
thegardener
08-05-2016 05:45 AM
08-05-2016 03:26 PM
by Steve
1 561
First Time Bidding-Need...
capitallawncrew
08-01-2016 08:30 AM
08-03-2016 09:52 AM
by Steve
3 687
Show us your stripes
Just for Cuts
05-21-2015 03:07 PM
08-01-2016 08:28 PM
by ExclusiveLawns
7 3,792
String trim BEFORE mow...
Mr. Mow
04-12-2015 08:13 AM
07-31-2016 10:36 AM
by joshp
13 5,939
» Popular Tags
apartment become an entrepreneur best mower be your own boss bidding break business business education business help business management complex contractor hacks contracts deck lift dethatcher edging entrepreneur entrepreneur education estimate estimates fuel problems fuel pump half moon blade intro introduction jjandm lawncare l.t.rich landscape landscape design landscaping landscaping design company landscaping richmond va landscping lawn lawncare lawnservice lowering grade marketing mulch planting raising grade residential lawn care richmond va richmond virginia lawn care safety scag snowblower snow plowing snow shovel sprayer start a business start a lawn care business start business start up toro timecutter townhome tree tree service video web design websites what to charge work from home z-max z-spray
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:09 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:09 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy