Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Dreamscape, Apr 20, 2005.

  1. Dreamscape

    Dreamscape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 14

    Local builder contacted us today to install/trench 4" Hancor pipe for downspout drains. We have a trencher and would like to know what to charge per lineal foot on digging and installing these. Have a meeting scheduled for Friday, April 20th @ 10:00 A.M. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance for your assistance.

  2. treedoc1

    treedoc1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 319

    I charge $125 each to bury each downspout, run 8-10 feet from the house, and exit via a bubbler attachment into the turf.

    Costs run around $10 for the black downspout adapter, elbow and 10' length of pipe. $10 more for the bubbler elbow. All available from depot or lowe's.

    For these short runs it's not worth using a machine.

    Long runs I charge the $125 for the above setup and $5 a foot for the extra run.
  3. landscapingpoolguy

    landscapingpoolguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 819

    Where are they going too? seepage pit?


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