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Old 05-09-2013, 06:03 AM
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Mulch Job Pricing

OK, I am giving a estimate for a 65 yard mulch job for a new customer. I try to get 80 a yard installed. I don't currently do that many large mulch jobs of this size and am needing some help. I pay 25 a yard for mulch.

So labor + 65 yards of mulch = $6,825

Does this sound high? I am worried the customer is going to have a fit over the price.
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Old 05-09-2013, 06:55 AM
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Depending on how accessible the beds are I would try for $70 a yard. A large job like that there will be more billable time for the day(s) you are working there. I'd rather do a job like that that 65 CY's spread over 20 properties.
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Old 05-09-2013, 08:31 AM
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Not sure what your area is like, but $80 a yard seems cheap. You don't want to under bid and have to spread 65 yards for next to nothing.
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Old 05-17-2013, 02:09 PM
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Are you guys charging $80 a yard labor only. Or does that include delivery and price of mulch?
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Old 05-17-2013, 10:41 PM
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For a really good time I was thinking closer to $2,500
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