We charge by the hour, instead of by the acre, for two reasons. First, because every property is different, the time required to mow two properties of the same size can vary considerably. For example, some properties may have terraces, trees, or other obstacles that require more time to negotiate. Also, early spring grasses that are heavy and green usually takes longer to mow than dry, thin grasses in the fall. Likewise, tall, thick weeds with water grass growing on the ground can take much longer to mow.
Second, without a survey it is difficult to estimate the number of acres to be mowed. Many times the customer may think he has forty acres to be mowed (for example) when he really only has thirty. Therefore, it is more fair and reasonable for all involved to mow by the hour.

Mowing time is tracked by the clock on the tractor. The start and end times are recorded for each mowing interval. You are not charged for any time used in servicing the equipment, fueling, making repairs, or greasing.
We charge $100.00 an hour for the batwing mowers. We charge $60.00 an hour for the 6 feet mower. However, if the batwing can be used, we prefer to use it because it generally does a better job. We really use the 6 feet mower as a last resort.

We can also trim fence lines and low-hanging tree branches. Fence lines are priced at $45.00 per hour. Trees are on a per tree basis, but we probably will be cheaper than a commercial tree service.


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