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By Hand or Blown Mulch Yardage Cutoff

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by sgoalie23, Aug 6, 2004.

  1. packmate81

    packmate81 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 34

    the companies we blow bark in for has us do all yards from 1 yard on up.....we just schedual small jobs on the same day with same mulch...

    For companies we just do it "as needed" we use a 10 yard min.

    or average hardwood price installed is 28.50/yard
     
  2. Groundcover Solutions

    Groundcover Solutions LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,254

    erik what are you getting your mulch at? that seems very low, pluse what type of unit do you have.... Finn or eb?
     
  3. Groundcover Solutions

    Groundcover Solutions LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,254

    dlandscaping,
    I will try and get a pic of one of our larger accounts and put it up.
     
  4. packmate81

    packmate81 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 34

    matt,

    most come driect from saw mill up north in MI, pay around $6/yd by the time its at the shop to be loaded, this year when they ran out we bought direct drom kamps in GR....i think you know this place...lol...I found i have too hard of time getting more$ on hardwood...so make some instead on none and run more product, first year we still did just short of 9,00yards

    Also did some work for Titus this past some when his truck was down....hopefully more next year

    not to poke at you, but didnt know you were an owner??:angel:
     
  5. firststarkid

    firststarkid LawnSite Member
    Posts: 54

    Around in my general area there is only one blowing company. They will not do anything under 25 yards. which is all fine and dandy but they are the most reliable people in the world. You have to basiclly babysit them. Which sucks. So i am kind of biast when i say i will hand spread and mulch anything i get,.
     
  6. firststarkid

    firststarkid LawnSite Member
    Posts: 54

    but they are not the most reliable people in the world. You have to basiclly babysit them. That is what was supposed to be said
     
  7. Groundcover Solutions

    Groundcover Solutions LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,254

    Yes, I am a part owner in the detroit co. thus the two company names. Other wise he would have kept both companies superior, I would assume.
     
  8. Groundcover Solutions

    Groundcover Solutions LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,254

    What is the name of the co. in virginia? I know a co. down there they just started up this year. I know there are only like 3 co. in the state that run the eb machines.
     
  9. firststarkid

    firststarkid LawnSite Member
    Posts: 54

    The only company around in my area is Waltrip Mulch. If You know of another company around the Hampton Roads area of Va please let me know
     
  10. Groundcover Solutions

    Groundcover Solutions LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,254

    I am not sure if they are in your area but I know the co. that was over in oregan when i was there getting my truck, was Warpdrive. Not sure what there address or exact location but they were getting two trucks and said they were from VA. I will see if I can find out where they are located. I know this is there first year and they may not have too much info about themselfs out yet. It takes time for word of mouth and advertising to start spreading around.
     

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