"You have answered the question within the question! How many visits will there be in a year? Write it all down. Write down how many hedge cuts will be needed and how long you expect to spend on them. Write down how much time you expect to be leaf…"
Hello All, I'm looking for some advice/guidance on providing costs for a 12 month contract.I've been asked to quote to regularly maintain a block of 9 flats. They share a communal garden with lawns, borders, trees & shrubs, the usual.The fortnightly visit will entail mowing the lawns, tending to the borders, weeding etc. But what is throwing me a bit is do I include the coats for leaf clearing, pruning of the trees, hedges & shrubs in the fortnightly costs or do I add that when I do…See More
"If you've got someone else helping you should easily get this done in 3 day, subject to the weather being ok for painting it.
We still just use 50mm nails and a hammer, once you get going it doesn't take that long."
"we use a 50 ltre compressor oilless compressor that was just over £200. the gun is a tacwise model that was about £200. have a decent bostiich airline on a reel that was another £100. All in all not much more than a paslode, when…"
"Thanks Thermo, a good point but the cost of a compressor plus the nailer could be a step too far,also the location is quite far from the house and so power could an issue for the compressor.
But if this goes well there's a distinct possibility…"
"ive got paslodes and a coil nailer with an air compressor. absolutley no contst between a coil nailer and the paslode. coil nailer is quicker, lighter and cheaper by far. we actually set up a couple of bays using each and coil nailer won hands down.…"
I live in the North West of England, originally from Nth Wales. Married with 3 children.
Basically I only became interested in gardening approx 5 yrs ago, after several yrs of study, mainly night class. I'm currently in the process of setting up my own business.
Hi Marc - moved to Towyn a couple of months ago when i left the RAF in Anglesey - my kids live with their mum in Rhyl so all good - i love it here though - did the Conwy half marathon a couple of months back, running round the great orme - so much fun!!!!!!
Hi Marc, Welcome to the network. I hope you'll accept my'friend' request. Also wanted to make you aware of the group I've just set up -North West Landscapers - I'm in the Manchester/Wigan area & as such it seemed to make sense to me to connect to anyone in the North West rather than county specific. Definitely not trying to replace any existing group, just looking to talk to like minded professionals in the vicinity. KInd regards, Donny