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 > Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job

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.

Need some advice


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.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 07-01-2008, 01:20 PM
Little Blue Lawn Care Little Blue Lawn Care is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 3
Rep Power: 8
Little Blue Lawn Care is on a distinguished road
Default Need some advice

Hi guys,

I got a call today to do a bid on 3 duplexes, mowing/trimming, and an area along the back of the duplexes that is about 220ft long and 60ft wide.

The 220x60 area has not been mowed or anything for probably 2 months, grass and weeds approximately 2-3ft tall and the owner needs it cleaned up.

Now, I can bid the duplexes ok. I have no idea how to figure what to charge for the clean up of this large area.

I only have 2 21" mowers, trimmer. I'm a one man operation, so I'm not sure if this is something I should even take on.

Any thoughts or advice much appreciated
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


  #2  
Old 07-01-2008, 03:34 PM
Little Blue Lawn Care Little Blue Lawn Care is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 3
Rep Power: 8
Little Blue Lawn Care is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
The long skinny rectangle is the area that is 220x60ft and grass is 2-3 feet tall.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-01-2008, 09:44 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,927
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Hi!

Let's break this down so others reading it can compare your view with theirs and offer their opinion.

I got a call today to do a bid on

3 duplexes, mowing/trimming per duplex:
How long would this take for each to Mow? =
Hourly charge to mow? = $

How long would this take for each to Trim? =
Hourly charge to Trim? = $

The 220x60 area has not been mowed or anything for probably 2 months, grass and weeds approximately 2-3ft tall and the owner needs it cleaned up.

How long (approx) would this take to Mow? =
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
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
advice hardyslawn General Business Discussions 4 05-31-2008 01:49 AM
I need Some advice supper grassy Starting a lawn care business. 5 04-03-2008 08:19 AM
new guy needs advice jab1472 Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 12 12-13-2007 05:35 PM
New Guy. Need advice. jimmycracka Introduce Yourself 3 11-20-2007 06:30 PM
In need of advice Steve General Business Discussions 0 12-23-2005 11:54 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
WAnna Watch Telugu...
lawrencejennifer119
Today 02:03 AM
Today 02:03 AM
by lawrencejennifer119
0 35
Did this job free to...
JJand M Lawncare
05-02-2016 02:33 PM
Yesterday 08:09 PM
by JJand M Lawncare
2 46
Correct way to quote a...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
05-02-2016 11:52 AM
Yesterday 10:59 AM
by Steve
1 38
How to tell Cust. to...
GeeGood
04-09-2008 09:55 PM
05-02-2016 02:45 PM
by JJand M Lawncare
13 5,208
Having an issue with...
Mr. Mow
04-27-2016 03:58 PM
04-28-2016 05:04 AM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 119
Hello From Virginia
JJand M Lawncare
04-25-2016 01:02 PM
04-27-2016 05:20 PM
by Steve
5 148
knowledge is Key
Greg'slawnandlandscape
04-23-2016 02:23 AM
04-25-2016 02:40 PM
by Steve
2 134
Hello from Calgary
Freshcut
04-22-2016 06:10 PM
04-25-2016 02:38 PM
by Steve
1 123
Echo Bed Redefiner...
NPM_LLC
04-12-2016 10:54 AM
04-22-2016 06:15 PM
by Freshcut
4 324
Has anyone done a garden?
Brian3137
03-28-2016 10:42 AM
04-22-2016 04:42 PM
by biglee
13 9,767
What would you charge?
markty
04-18-2016 03:28 PM
04-22-2016 09:01 AM
by chris2500hd
6 303
Replaced Mower Engine
Sprinkler Buddy
04-15-2016 06:21 AM
04-19-2016 11:03 AM
by Sprinkler Buddy
6 268
Hello from Oklahoma
Ron Hall
03-24-2016 06:59 PM
04-16-2016 03:51 AM
by Ron Hall
9 9,476
Laying down some stripes
MATTNAPIER89
04-11-2016 09:55 PM
04-14-2016 11:55 PM
by Steve
3 344
Find out what business...
MATTNAPIER89
04-11-2016 09:58 PM
04-13-2016 12:32 PM
by MATTNAPIER89
2 297
Hello my name is Matt
MATTNAPIER89
04-11-2016 09:46 PM
04-13-2016 12:58 AM
by Steve
1 245
How to drop some...
nickeckes
04-11-2016 01:07 AM
04-12-2016 05:22 PM
by Steve
4 323
Trash Receptacle for a...
tannerduncan
04-12-2016 05:02 PM
04-12-2016 05:19 PM
by Steve
1 225
Small Project Lawn
tannerduncan
03-31-2016 08:21 PM
04-12-2016 05:16 PM
by Steve
7 9,356
Please Help! Bidding...
Dorali
02-15-2016 12:02 PM
04-06-2016 01:08 AM
by Steve
36 13,077
Hello
pbcleff
04-05-2016 07:45 PM
04-06-2016 12:35 AM
by Steve
1 417
Hello
llewelwa
03-18-2016 12:47 AM
04-05-2016 12:14 AM
by Steve
3 9,347
Poop and Scooping
llewelwa
04-01-2016 05:48 PM
04-05-2016 12:08 AM
by Steve
1 9,130
help with sole...
greenbuds
03-24-2016 12:21 PM
04-04-2016 05:33 PM
by WarriorLandscapingCAN
2 9,298
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:54 AM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:54 AM.

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