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Jcs Lawn and Landscape
04-01-2006, 07:20 PM
Hey guys i just got a request for a bid for 17 yards of mulch. They are supplying the mulch all i have to do is lay it down. Ive never bid a job for that much mulch but i was thinking 30 a yard installed since i dont have to pay for the mulch. Does this sound right.

Xterminator
04-01-2006, 07:24 PM
yes for Seventeen thats a good price if you dont have to haul it far

Second thaught maybe a little higher 35 to 40

olderthandirt
04-01-2006, 07:28 PM
$50 -$60 just to move and spread mulch per yd.
You lost a big part of your profit margin when they bought from someone else

Jcs Lawn and Landscape
04-01-2006, 08:21 PM
thanks guys i think i will charge them 45 per yard which comes to 765

qualitylawnmanagement
04-01-2006, 09:01 PM
I just put in a bid like that but for 16 yd's and I did $60.00 per yd. My final price was $1100.00 for the job.

cwlawley
04-01-2006, 10:12 PM
In NC you'd be lucky to get $30.00 per yard for just installation.