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Old 04-07-2005, 01:32 AM
TSpeciaLized TSpeciaLized is offline
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SOD... It up and down

Need a little pricing help!! This lady wants her old sod taken out and new laid. The lawn is very small only 537 sq feet. There will be 2 guys doing it, $ split 50/50. I have access to a sod cutter, i have the trailer to pick up new sod and the top soil. I know it sounds stupid but i will not be tilling it. Owner does not want it done. I explained all the benefits, but still she was having none of it....so be it i say! Thats all we'll be doing, that includes irrigation. Oh, the drive time to and from job site and to dump are short, i can figure in that expense. The price to dump old sod will be around 25 bucks. Any help would be great, thanks.
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Old 04-07-2005, 02:32 AM
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cut the sod

put it in the trailer

lay down new topsoil

rake and relay the sod

presto sod job done with half th cost, then you can make 25% ontop of the 50% that you would make to begin with
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Old 04-07-2005, 09:33 AM
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I usually go around $1.00 per square foot. I get it for $0.14 per square foot, then add in all the expenses and labor, and you're looking at around $537.
just a ballpark I always use, although each job may be more or less.
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Old 04-07-2005, 01:00 PM
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How Long does it take you to roll or lay a pallet (450 sq ft) by hand?

Thanks, Matt
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Old 04-07-2005, 11:37 PM
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me and a buddy layed 2 pallets of sod in a afternoon while enjoying a few brewskis and brats.
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Old 04-08-2005, 07:28 AM
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if the pallets are close to where they are to be laid, you'll lay around a pallet an hour at first, but by the end of the day it will be less.
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Old 04-09-2005, 03:28 PM
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We charge $125 per pallet to install. Prep work, delivery etc is extra.
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