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Old 12-17-2011, 05:27 PM
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Estimating for mulch

What should I charge to do mulch? Say I'm going to put out 3 scoops of mulch, how much should that be?
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Old 12-17-2011, 05:40 PM
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60 bucks or so.
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Old 12-17-2011, 05:46 PM
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Never heard of a unit of measurement called a scoop. Mulch is usually figured in cubic yards.
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Old 12-17-2011, 06:25 PM
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Picking up the mulch (3yards), delivering the mulch, putting it down and spreading the mulch and all you make is 60. Waste of time... Your making pennies.
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Old 12-17-2011, 06:45 PM
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yeah i know a scoop isn't a measurement.
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Old 12-17-2011, 06:49 PM
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Most places measure one scoop is one cubic yard For me to install 3 cubic yards of mulch $150
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Old 12-17-2011, 08:06 PM
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Well if its 3 yards then id charge 180.00.
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Old 12-17-2011, 08:15 PM
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All mulch types are one price where you guys are?
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Old 12-17-2011, 08:34 PM
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All mulch types are one price where you guys are?
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That would be double ground hardwood, No bed prep.
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Old 12-17-2011, 08:50 PM
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It's about a 3 dollar difference between regular and dyed.
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