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lawncarepros2004
05-05-2004, 09:19 AM
going to rip out 600sqft of grass, bring in 4yds top soil, fert, lime and lay sod. Looks like close to 24 man hours worth of work. I am thinking $21OO. what to you guys think?

EagleLandscape
05-05-2004, 01:17 PM
What are you ripping the grass out with? A Sod Cutter or by pitch fork?

Zach76
05-05-2004, 04:16 PM
Seth, I just did a similar job. It was only 450 sqft, but I brought in 6 yds of topsoil cuz I removed a bunch of junk soil. Took me about 10 hours by myself, and I got $900 for the job. I used a roto-tiller to loosen all the old stuff and shoveled it into wheelbarrows which were dumped on site. Hope this helps a little.

lawncarepros2004
05-05-2004, 10:53 PM
thanks zach.....was that 900 for whole job or your cut?

Zach76
05-06-2004, 03:49 PM
$900 was the whole job. I pocketed $650 for 10 hours worth of work. $65 an hour is pretty good for me.