first mulch job

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Robert S, Feb 14, 2007.

  1. Robert S

    Robert S LawnSite Member
    from tx
    Posts: 97

    im so happy did my first mulch job today.did about 16 bags in 6 hours.red mulch i made 48 dollers. is this about right? it was easy it went over the old mulch so i spread it thin .when they wernt looking:laugh:
     
  2. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
    Posts: 3,497

    Don't take this wrong, I may just be reading this wrong but here goes:

    #1 I'll hire you if you work for that cheap
    #2 I'll fire you when you 1/2 ass my job cutting corners

    Got some details to share?
     
  3. crab

    crab LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 633

    I second that.
     
  4. Robert S

    Robert S LawnSite Member
    from tx
    Posts: 97

    lol.at that price they deserve it.lol and if you pay me that i will hit every rock i can on your mower.lol
     
  5. Picture Perfect Landscape

    Picture Perfect Landscape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 176

    Is this post a joke. 6 hours for $48? Thats 8 bucks and hour. Take out money for lunch and your company expenses I'd be surprised if you profited next to anything.

    Don't do work for free. ANd don't cut corners! Its not worth it usually
     
  6. Robert S

    Robert S LawnSite Member
    from tx
    Posts: 97

    and run over nails
     
  7. Robert S

    Robert S LawnSite Member
    from tx
    Posts: 97

    lol just joking i dont even have a company yet but am wanting to start
     
  8. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
    Posts: 3,497

    Lucky for me I don't mow.
     
  9. Robert S

    Robert S LawnSite Member
    from tx
    Posts: 97

    lol.for real i was joking,i woulddnt touch mulch for 48 dollers.wouldnt even open the bag
     
  10. Gene $immons

    Gene $immons LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,028

    That's like 2.6 bags per hour?
     

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