installing sod in april; need estimate help

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by texaslandscaper, Mar 22, 2006.

  1. texaslandscaper

    texaslandscaper LawnSite Member
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    how much would be a good estimate for installing 1700 sq feet of sod. I have to prepare the site myself and buy the materials. There is no weeds or grass on the site so tilling would be easy. It will take me 1300 for materials which
    are 1700 sq feet of sod "st augestine" 68 bags of composte "humore" and lawn starter fertilizer. I also have to pick up the material wich is roundtrip 300 miles. I would spend around 100 dollars on gasoline. Two more laborers as well My local nursery is not an option. I came up with an idea for an estimate but i wish to see what yall think.
     
  2. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
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    Give us your idea first an we can work from there
     
  3. o-so-n-so

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

    1400.00 cost and 1000.00 in labor to prep, deliver and lay the sod for a total of $2400.00.
     
  4. texaslandscaper

    texaslandscaper LawnSite Member
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    Wow i was pretty close i came up with $2485.50
     
  5. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,112

    See you know how..you just don't realize it yet!
     

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