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Old 04-24-2010, 06:54 PM
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Mulch Pricing

Hey guys from long island New York and have a question on mulch pricing..I got a price from a nursery for mulch my customer wanted red mulch and the nursery wanted $25 a yard. I told my customer $55 a yard and that included the mulch and my labor of application ..... Is this to high, because he is bitching about the price which is $700 and some change for 13 yards of mulch and edge cutting and application... Feed back from Long Island New York and any others..Thanks
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Old 04-24-2010, 07:02 PM
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That's a very fair price!
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Old 04-24-2010, 07:05 PM
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Apparently he got quoted $300 and change from a guy. Now thinking about the contractor is barely covering cost of the mulch, bc from what I am told red and black is more expensive. WTF??? Why do contractor quote ridc low prices?? Honestly, this my first season and this is a downer!!!!
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Old 04-24-2010, 07:09 PM
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He's full of **** and trying to sucker a new guy into saying " oh yeah I can match that" walk from it!!!! No way is anyone doing it for 300. Stick to your price or don't do it.
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Old 04-24-2010, 07:12 PM
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Thank you. Your comment made me feel better. He is going with other compnay I wouldn't budge on proce my price is fair I feel and my work is worth every bit of it. I hope for his sac ots worth the cheaper price. Douch bag low ballers.
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Old 04-24-2010, 08:26 PM
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$100- $140 a yard of mulch installed, bed edging and cleaning is additional. my 2 cents.
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Old 04-24-2010, 08:26 PM
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Hey, let them run themselves out of business, I'm sure it won't take long

Keep your prices fair, and charge what you need too.
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Old 04-24-2010, 08:31 PM
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Oh deer! See this is what im most afraid of....starting in 10 months and already am starting to thin about walking that thin line of not bidding to low but not too high too! As i start im sure i wil go low i ust wnat work! How has your experince been so far being a new guy???? Just doing mostly lawn mowing? Many custmors? Use flyers? Very interested about the new guy! As i will be one soon.
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Old 04-24-2010, 09:31 PM
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$100- $140 a yard of mulch installed, bed edging and cleaning is additional. my 2 cents.
WOW I get $65 a yard and some people just look at me like a deer in head lights.
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Old 04-24-2010, 09:48 PM
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$80 a yard installed, 3 yard minimum. that is pretty much average around here
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