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Old 04-02-2007, 08:02 PM
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I have a customer who is buying a pallet of St Augustine sod. He wants me to cut & plug his lawn with the St. Augustine sod. Should I charge him by the hour or a flat rate? What should I charge for this?

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Old 04-02-2007, 08:32 PM
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That is a first for me. I would charge him by the hour. Seems like in the long run, it would cost him more to do this though.
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Old 04-04-2007, 06:12 AM
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what do you think is a good hour rate.

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Old 04-04-2007, 10:38 PM
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I couldn't honestly tell you. I have never plugged a lawn before
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Well i start that job today. Dis is going to be a long one. I think i am going to hire someone to help me. It is a hot one out there.

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Old 04-05-2007, 02:21 PM
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If you haven't done it before, charge by the hour. Can't go wrong.
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