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Old 05-20-2004, 01:31 PM
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15 yards of mulch

How much would anyone charge to spread 15 yards of mulch solo? I quoted a guy 675. He said you are crazy I had it done last year for 75.00. Well you better call up that guy and he hung up on me.
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Old 05-20-2004, 02:01 PM
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Well we never just spread mulch. we always ege, prune, and clean out the beds prior to mulching. We are doing a 9-10 yard job tomorrow to $950. It will take 2 guys about 8 hours to complete.
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Old 05-20-2004, 02:16 PM
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I pay $25/yard for the mulch and charge $75 per yard but that includes any edging and weeding. Pruning is extra as it is unrelated in my opinion.
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Old 05-20-2004, 02:17 PM
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And as for time. Just spreading mulch, and hustling I can do 2-3 yards per hour
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Old 05-20-2004, 02:19 PM
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I charge $66 per yard....does not include edging, weeding, etc.....
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Old 05-20-2004, 02:41 PM
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I usually charge 50 per yard but there was so much i charge 45. not including the weeding and edging. How much do you guys buy the mulch for? I get a good discount on it I pay 14. per yard for black and 19 for red. Thats 4 to 5 dollars cheaper than what a customer could get it for.
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Old 05-20-2004, 04:19 PM
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Howd you come up with 675?

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Old 05-20-2004, 04:45 PM
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Just to Spread 15 yards of mulch, with no hills to push the cart up my cost would be $975.00 with Prep and edge the price jumps to $1275.00

I pay between $14 and $16 a yard for triple ground depending on how much I have dumped in my mulch bin.

I charge between $65.00 and $85.00 to spread mulch. $65 is a flat Property $85 Hills in my way

For prep and edge I add $20 per yard to the total.

This system has worked for me for 5 years now.

Hope that helps
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Old 05-20-2004, 05:49 PM
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edging should be a completely different price. you can easily get smoked if you include edging or only charge a small fee for it. we recently did 7 yds of mulch. the edging alone was 4.5 man hrs. weeding 30 min. so, 5 hrs of edging and prep was charged @$45 per hr. then, the $65 per cu yd of mulch price was charged.
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Old 05-20-2004, 06:19 PM
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Your price of $675 was fine.
His $75 comment puts him out in the plutonian atmosphere somewhere.....................
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