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Old 04-19-2014, 08:13 PM
SP Landscaping SP Landscaping is offline
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Crack sealing

How much is everyone charging for crack sealing. I'm thinking of raising my prices but not sure if I'm going to price myself out of the game.
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Old 04-21-2014, 06:14 AM
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How do you charge? By the foot or by the pound? I charge by the foot. I tier it depending on how much I have to do.
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Old 04-21-2014, 09:49 PM
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I've been charging by the foot. I've been charging $8-$10 a foot but my material cost went up like 15% and I really need to raise but I'm afraid I'm not going to land a lot of jobs because there's a bunch of low balling scab jobs around.
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Old 04-22-2014, 07:20 AM
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8-10$ a foot, as a linear foot? So a parking lot with 2500 linear feet of cracks would cost them 20,000-25,000$?

Around here most people charge 1,00$ per linear feet.
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Old 04-22-2014, 07:26 AM
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I wish I could get those prices! lol I'm around .60-.70 cents a foot and still get beat up on my prices.
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Old 04-22-2014, 04:45 PM
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Wow!!!! $8-10 ln ft that would be awesome to get. Lucky if you get $1 around here
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Old 04-22-2014, 11:12 PM
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8-10$ a foot, as a linear foot? So a parking lot with 2500 linear feet of cracks would cost them 20,000-25,000$?

Around here most people charge 1,00$ per linear feet.
Wow my bad its $2-4 not 8-10. I must of been thinking about the numbers 8 and 10 while I was typing. Anyway I've been sealing for 5 years but only started doing crack sealing last year. The couple I've done were at a max of 200'. I blow them out with a tow behind air compresser than the lot with the little wonder so its very time consuming. With my workers comp, biz insurance and material costs there's not much to be made IMO. On the other hand if I raise my prices I'm higher than the comp.
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