Best Hardscape - Gopher Business Challenge April-May 2005

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Team Gopher, Apr 19, 2005.

  1. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Gopher Business Challenge April-May 2005 - Best Hardscape.


    - Please post your hardscape pictures. What is a hardscape? For our purposes it includes any garden or landscape feature that is not a plant.

    For example : stone walls, concrete or brick patios and pathways, tile paths, wooden decks and wooden arbors, decks, walls fences and driveways etc.

    Thank you!


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  2. treedoc1

    treedoc1 LawnSite Senior Member
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    I'll start the entries.
    The bridge is a small portion of the overall project, but the most interesting part for me.

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  3. treedoc1

    treedoc1 LawnSite Senior Member
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    finished photos

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  4. AintNoFun

    AintNoFun LawnSite Bronze Member
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    treedoc, thats some serious work.... nice job...
     
  5. mommacutz

    mommacutz LawnSite Member
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    Wow! If you don't mind me asking how much does something like that cost the homeowner.
     
  6. treedoc1

    treedoc1 LawnSite Senior Member
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    just the bridge was $10,000
     
  7. willretire@40

    willretire@40 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    That is hot dont think i will ever get into that but it is nice. So it cost homeowner $10,000 so did it cost you about $5,000 i just want to know what kind of money is in that type of work and how long did the bridge take.
     
  8. promower

    promower LawnSite Bronze Member
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  9. Team Gopher

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    Submission from cgland

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  10. treedoc1

    treedoc1 LawnSite Senior Member
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    the 2 engineered slabs were a steal at $100 each $200
    I used 2 pallets (3 tons) stone from my own quarry site $300
    1 ton flagstone $175
    30 sq ft cultured stone $250
    truck and equipment $250
    portland and sand $200
    labor 40 man hours @ $25 $1000
    my time 10 man hours @ $100 $1000

    total $3375
     

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