Is my price to high?

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by CSLC, Apr 5, 2014.

  1. CSLC

    CSLC LawnSite Member
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    I have a project I am looking to do. I have concrete stairs that have to be removed before new ones are built. They are poured not precast. Here is my approximate sq footage of job:

    215sq' of mista pavers
    50sq' of mini creta arch wall
    1yd of rd2 with zebra grasses behind sitting wall

    Total price of job: $9,900

    Here is a drawing of the project:
     

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  2. zedosix

    zedosix LawnSite Silver Member
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    I would of thought closer to $9,800.00. But ya go ahead, good price, nice drawing too.
     
  3. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    Make that landing at least 3' if not 4'
     
  4. PaperCutter

    PaperCutter LawnSite Bronze Member
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    ^^^totally. I have a 2' deep step right out my back door before I step down to the deck and it SUCKS.
     
  5. ztman

    ztman LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Any reason why you dont add a step
     
  6. PaperCutter

    PaperCutter LawnSite Bronze Member
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    deep - front to back. not high. Heightwise it's a standard riser, probably 7-7.5"
     
  7. jbailey52

    jbailey52 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Hard to say... If you get the job... Not to high.

    For my price I would probably be lower.
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  8. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
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    without setting forth time and effort to do a mock up estimate, 10 grand sounds high.

    If the owners are getting multiple estimates - you'll probably be underpriced by a savoy business owner like me.

    If they were not planning to get multiple estimates - they will be now.
     
  9. jbailey52

    jbailey52 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    It's a pretty simple job and a basic/lackluster design. Usually these are the jobs that if you were the 3rd or 4th guy to give them a price, they curse you off of their property.
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  10. clipfert

    clipfert LawnSite Member
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    Your 2' landing will not meet code. Must be a minimum of 3'. You'll need to rework your numbers to take that into account.
     

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