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Old 04-28-2013, 09:26 AM
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Did I charge right?

Fabric and oversized rock. 1.5 yards having to wheel barrel them over about 100 feet.

$300.

too much?
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Old 04-28-2013, 10:12 AM
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No prep? I am assuming theres no material cost in that either or you would be taking a huge loss..labor sounds a bit short by a couple hundred and I sure hope you have a double wheeled wheel barrow. They help tremendously
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Old 04-28-2013, 10:21 AM
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No prep? I am assuming theres no material cost in that either or you would be taking a huge loss..labor sounds a bit short by a couple hundred and I sure hope you have a double wheeled wheel barrow. They help tremendously
don't have one yet but would love one.

about 25 in rocks. I think 35 for fabrick. although most of it I would keep. only 41 ft would be used
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:03 AM
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:08 AM
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what?

and no. no prep work. moving a couple hotter end I guess
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:14 AM
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I'll be honest with you.

If you did minimal to no prep and and the rock was as cheap as you said, then yes, you came out fine.

We would have been around the 375-425 range, but our river rock is closer to 50 a ton.

The fabric we also use comes in a 4x400 roll that costs 90 bucks a roll.

But, I would have also would have used landscape staples to hold the fabric in place that would have been another 25 bucks.

Now, if there was more prep work involved, that included edging of some sort, grading, etc.... then your 300 would have been on the short side of the spectrum.

Some guys will say you didn't charge enough, but that's not true. There is still a market value for this type of service. Where you make your money and stay within a competitive pricing structure is when you have 3 of these types of jobs to do in one day.

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Old 04-28-2013, 11:21 AM
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yea. no real prep work with this one. tho he thought it was to much.
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:22 AM
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That sounds a little rough. Most of my mulch jobs are in that range
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:32 AM
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yea. no real prep work with this one. tho he thought it was to much.
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:46 AM
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What did he think was too high ab it? Usually those customers think you should do the job for what it costs you
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