Mulch bid

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by All American Lawn, Sep 14, 2003.

  1. All American Lawn

    All American Lawn LawnSite Member
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    Hey guys I am bidding on a mulch job.....101 yards is how much it will take, Mulch costs $18.90 per yard i will not have enough room in the driveway to get it all del. at one time, so i will have to have 5 del made....del cost to be $65.00 per trip....how much would you guys charge to do this job?
    Thanks
    Richie
     
  2. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
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    $6-8k
     
  3. polecat63

    polecat63 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Withe the delivery charge you cost would be 22.12 per yard. $6300 as long as their wasn't much prep to do.
     
  4. bam

    bam LawnSite Senior Member
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    around $6000, don't forget your preemergent.

    what type of mulch is it? a root mulch, double shredded hardwood? I assume its for a large estate if "driveway" is the limiting factor. If you had a trailer dump it, they could deliver up to 80 yards at a time and you cou8ld prob. get the mulch cheaper.
     
  5. jkelton

    jkelton LawnSite Member
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  6. cklands

    cklands LawnSite Senior Member
    from MA
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    about $7000 here. Do you have to also edge??
     
  7. GLAN

    GLAN Banned
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    On one property. I would do for a little less than $6k. Quantity discount
     
  8. WeatherMan

    WeatherMan LawnSite Senior Member
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  9. polecat63

    polecat63 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Quantity discount? Why? Do you do less work with quantity?
     
  10. All American Lawn

    All American Lawn LawnSite Member
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    I really appreciate the input.....I was going to bid it at$4800,but after seeing this i think i will turn it in like $5800...once again thanks guys...
     

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