*** handed to me..

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by Yardchitech, Feb 7, 2014.

  1. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
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    you can find oodles of in depth posts and topics here about unit pricing vs pricing on a job to job basis.

    don't be afraid to use the search tool :)
     
  2. meets1

    meets1 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Yes to me not a lot is sq ft price. Ppl ask for rough price I may throw out a high sq ft price. If interested I proceed to look at the job. Access is Hugh. Equipment access is even bigger. I price accordingly. Input cost. Hourly cost, production cost. Gotta no your numbers!
     
  3. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
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    the thing with retaining walls is this:

    If everything was peachy kean - then a retaining wall would not be needed.

    Since a wall is needed, then there's stuff going on, that's created the necessity.

    With that said. And with about 18 yrs of experience. It's nearly impossible to unit price a retaining wall. Building the wall is easy. Access and space for staging is what will drive the price.
     

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