how much you guys charge for???

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by tico2007br, Apr 13, 2008.

  1. tico2007br

    tico2007br LawnSite Member
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    how much you guys charge for intall a 13 yards bark mulch, but the edge and beds prep.. included!!!!
  2. tico2007br

    tico2007br LawnSite Member
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    is 1.300.00 to expensive???? 100 dollar a yard with all included(edge,weed and prep.)
  3. TomberLawn

    TomberLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,299

    That sounds about right. Are you renting a bed edger? Have you gotten a price for the mulch and delivery? I know the place I order mulch from charges a delivery fee if it is less than a truckload (15yds). On my last project, I actually ordered a little more than I actually needed and just put it a little thicker because it was cheaper. For instance, 13 yds @ $24/yd is $312 + $55 delivery = $367. 15 yds @ $24/yd + free delivery = $360. Even if you have a little left over, you'd save a few dollars and have some to start your next project.
  4. tico2007br

    tico2007br LawnSite Member
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    i paid a $33 a yard and is a free delivery,and my edge i make with a manual tool..just starting my
  5. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Posts: 7,053

    sounds like your on the right track. The edger will save you tons of time over hand tools and leave a better finished edge.
  6. hackitdown

    hackitdown LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,505

    I charge $70/yd delivered and installed, so $910 for 13 yds. Edging is $.50 per foot on old beds. Add some $$ for weeding, maybe 2 hrs labor.

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