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How much should I charge a subdivision for lawn maintenance? The subdivision has 82 units.?

I am moving from residental lawn care to coommercial and I'm not sure about giving quotes for large assignments.

Asked By: C S - 7/11/2008
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Interesting, you are running a business and going from residential to commercial and have no idea how to price a job? I would think you would have taken on some smaller commercial jobs and have at least a general idea how they work and what some of the requirements would be. But lets assume, you have lucked into a... More
Answered By: Tippy's Mom - 7/11/2008
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Do the math. Find out how much their housing comity lies and charges the owners and subtract the money there stealing and whats left divide by the number of units
Answered By: dementwood - 7/11/2008
 
Well, you need to figure out how much lawn and edgeing and weeding or whatever is involved, in terms of square feet or meters. Then you need to figure how long it takes you to do the lawns you are working on now and how much fuel and wear on the equipment and edging line, etc. - and figure how big those lawns are... More
Answered By: Amy R - 7/11/2008
 
Determine how many cuts you are going to do a year. For example if you are going to do 27-28 cuts a year i.e. one per month in the winter, two per month in spring, and three per month for summer for each of the 82 units, then determine what the cost of each cut is, multiply by 27 (or other figure), multiply by 82 and... More
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Answered By: jobog41 - 7/11/2008
 
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