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tomfreeman
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Hey do any of you guys do lawn aeration services as part of your services coming into summer? 

 

If so, how do you guys charge for it?

 

 

cheers Tom


Posted 08 August 2018 - 07:41 PM

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$1sqm 

100sqm lawn with 2 passes done within 10mins


Posted 08 August 2018 - 10:01 PM

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$1sqm is a good charge, but wouldn't that charge put off a lot of customers? Especially if you only take 10 minutes. What area are you in?
Posted 08 August 2018 - 10:52 PM

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I think dan on here does it i follow his Facebook page.

And that mostly what he does im pretty sure hes perth based.
Posted 09 August 2018 - 08:28 AM

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I'm Perth based and $1sqm is about right, but also have a minimum prices set, usually around $110 - $120, it will cost your clients about $100 for four hours to hire one, they will have to pick it up, figure out how to use it, core their lawn and drop it off with that time not to mention many don't have tow bars. Return it late and the cost will go up to the daily hire charge. Add in wetting agent and fertilizer and charge a little extra. There is one contractor in Perth that charges $330 minimum and another .80c/sqm.
Remember 70% off your clients will probably be at work when you visit, they won't know how long it took you.


Posted 09 August 2018 - 10:08 AM

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$110 for a small lot, $180 for a larger lot up to 1000sqm. Tried the sqm charge but most people baulked at it. I found just doing it the way I do now I get mountains of work. Set the price slightly higher than what it would cost a punter to do it themselves with a hire machine.
Posted 18 August 2018 - 04:36 PM

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$110 for a small lot, $180 for a larger lot up to 1000sqm. Tried the sqm charge but most people baulked at it. I found just doing it the way I do now I get mountains of work. Set the price slightly higher than what it would cost a punter to do it themselves with a hire machine.

Is that just for coring, do add extras like wetting agent and fertilizer with that or charge extra?
I do like the idea of just having a set price, would definitely make quoting a lot easier.


Posted 18 August 2018 - 05:34 PM

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Just aerating. I also do scarifying and top dressing.
Posted 18 August 2018 - 05:44 PM

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How big are the lawns when your price changes to $180?


Posted 31 August 2018 - 02:38 PM

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Anything over 200m2 of Lawn.
Posted 31 August 2018 - 08:51 PM




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