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How much should I charge for an acre lot that has 10-12 large oaks that had not been touched all year until I got to them today? There were thick enough my blower would not blow them much so a great deal of raking took place. I was there for 3 to 3.5 hours. The good thing is, there was not traveling, as it was my next door neighbor.
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Do you think this property hadn't had a fall cleanup in a few years? Was there a lot of leaf build up from previous seasons or do you think this was only from this year?

3 - 4 hours, maybe $150 to $200?

Also, how are you planning on getting rid of them? Do you have to dump them where there is a dump fee?
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Do you think this property hadn't had a fall cleanup in a few years? Was there a lot of leaf build up from previous seasons or do you think this was only from this year?

3 - 4 hours, maybe $150 to $200?

Also, how are you planning on getting rid of them? Do you have to dump them where there is a dump fee?
Thanks for the response Steve. The property has been cut all year but once the leaves fell, they stopped cutting. I raked all the beds out and then in the yard, I used my ZMaster with turbo bagging system. I just had to make A LOT of trips to the road.

The town here actually picks up all leaves, sticks, debris. NO CHARGE!
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In the past we have seen on here some members charge a multiple of their mowing price for their leaf cleanups.

I think 3 x mowing price stands out?

I don't know how that would work out for this property.

How long does it normally take to mow that property?
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In the past we have seen on here some members charge a multiple of their mowing price for their leaf cleanups.

I think 3 x mowing price stands out?

I don't know how that would work out for this property.

How long does it normally take to mow that property?
I do not typically cut the lawn but I were to, it would take about 45 minutes(trimming/blowing included).
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That is very interesting to note as is the amount of trees on the property.

Knowing all this will help you when you are bidding future leaf clean up jobs.
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