Estimating is a huge aspect of the lawn and landscape industry. This manual will take you from the phone call requesting service, through the appointment, site evaluation, production calculations for equipment & labor, bid proposal format and cover letter, selling the job and follow up. Sample job sites are included in our Estimating Manual. Sample forms are also included for you to use in your business. Take the guess-work out of estimating time and material for a job. We recommend our “Know Why You Charge What You Charge” spreadsheet with this manual that will help you find YOUR cost based on your company’s numbers.
Estimating Guide for the Lawn and Landscape Industry (Manual)
This Estimating Guide provides a comprehensive guide to estimating in the lawn and landscape industry, covering everything from initial service requests to job selling and follow-up. It includes sample job sites and forms, and aims to eliminate guesswork in estimating time and material costs. The recommended “Know Why You Charge What You Charge” spreadsheet helps you determine your costs based on your company’s specific numbers.