Landscaping Estimates tend to be a little bit tricker because it often involves the purchase or rental of special tools, supplies, and specialized skills.
There are 3 things to consider before pricing a lawn mowing estimate.
1.) Transportation Price: Time and money spent traveling to the client location
2.) What to charge for Supplies: Many contractors add between 10% - 15% onto the total cost of suppplies.
Tip: Be sure to ask local gardening centers what kind of discounts they offer to landscaping companies.
3. ) What to charge for specialized skill: Time needed to complete project x rate for specialized skill.
Transportation + Supplies + Specialized Landscaping Skill = What to Charge Client