How much should I charge?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by isaworld, Jun 11, 2004.

  1. isaworld

    isaworld LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    We completed a job for

    1600 SQ feet of sod
    Thick Bender Board
    Lighting Install
    Sprinker system install
    Bark in the front and back


    The material are already covered so this is just for the manual labor.. we are in Northern Ca.. any ideas what should be charged?
  2. Randy Scott

    Randy Scott LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,915

    One dollar should cover all necessary labor.
  3. isaworld

    isaworld LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    What do you mean by one dollar?
  4. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Posts: 4,205

    You're a bit vague on the details............................
  5. isaworld

    isaworld LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    Basically I am looking for manual labor rates.

    How much per hour or per job is it for sod installation?
    What about laying bark? etc.

    How much is the manual labor rate worth?
  6. kris

    kris LawnSite Bronze Member
    from nowhere
    Posts: 1,579

    as much as you can squeeze out of them
  7. D Felix

    D Felix LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,898

    Just charge what your lawyer charges per hour.
  8. EagleLandscape

    EagleLandscape LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Garland, Texas
    Posts: 4,347

    D Felix, HAHAHAHAHA! So bud, you're meaning you did professional quality work in all those areas and you don't know how to price it? I'd love to see pictures of that sprinkler system you "put together." You used glue and primer, right? :-D
  9. Green Pastures

    Green Pastures LawnSite Silver Member
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  10. o-so-n-so

    o-so-n-so LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Alabama
    Posts: 1,218

    Based solely on your question... I would have charged $8,496.32

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