Home Service Job Cost Calculator

Cost to Maintain a Lawn

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Maintain a Lawnzip code   square feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Treatment Chemicals Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade treatment chemicals. Quantity includes typical installation waste, fabrication overage, material for future repairs and delivery within 25 miles
214 square feet$8.96$9.74
Treatment Chemicals Labor
Direct labor expenses to maintain lawn.
2.0 hours$12.25$106.50

Totals - Cost to Maintain Lawn
200 square feet$21.21$116.24
Average cost
per square foot

Cost to Maintain a Lawn - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Maintain a Lawn averages $0.11 - $0.58 per square foot in 2014. This Lawn Maintenance cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Lawn Maintenance project:

1. Set Project Location Enter the location is where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "square feet" required for the project.

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.

Lawn Maintenance - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $0.11 - $0.58 per square foot range for a licensed, bonded and insured contractor and for complex or rush projects. Hire carefully, only after verifying prior work quality.

For the best value on Lawn Maintenance: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Maintain a Lawn - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Maintain a Lawn - References

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