Originally Posted by Steve
Have you found that to be the case in your area that commercial tends to be 3 times the price of residential or were you just using it as a guesstimated figure in your question?
I know of a few times this happened to me. Twice with a couple of HOA's and at least once with a business owner at his business. So I'm guessing that this must be the case probably more than half of the time.
OR maybe we could be under bidding unintentionally??? This is when I was working with my partner and he was doing the bidding.
Im not sure. but i was also at a home owners house the other day doing a cleanup which took 7 hours with 3 guys working and cost him $530. Me and 2 employees.
The customer came out and told me that last year 2 guys did the same thing for 750 and it took them 6 hours. He felt he didnt get a good value for his money spent from them but they did a good job.
He told me we were more thorough than them but they also did some trimming. He was extremely happy with what we did.
The point is I felt that job we did was a little under bidded. The previous landscapers charged about 200 more and did it in less time with 1 less guy but we did a better job. Maybe we could be under bidding slightly unintentionally.,
Maybe this is why but we seem to be pretty much right on with residential customers.
Im not sure. it still seems to me like if its a commercial property the price automatically goes up...