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Mulch job

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by kemmer, May 22, 2005.

  1. kemmer

    kemmer LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 608

    in trying to figure out a formula or something so i dont have to think about mulch jobs.

    Ok 9 yards of mulch

    I get it for $21, retail is $26, im thinking 26x9= $234
    I make $45 on it

    Then $234x2 for labor plus $30 for delivery = $498 plus tax

    Should i charge more for the material?

    Or do these numbers look good?
  2. Grass Masters

    Grass Masters LawnSite Member
    from NC
    Posts: 85

    Ok i pay 18 yard for mulch and charge 60 a yard to deliver and spread it
  3. LB Landscaping

    LB Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 1,309

    I pay $20 and get $65 delivered and spread.
  4. NNJLandman

    NNJLandman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,306

    I get my mulch (brownish-black hardwood mulch) for $14/yd plus delivery $40-50. I install for $60 a yard, which includes edging and installing the mulch. I also usually include pulling weeds in the beds before installation as well.

  5. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,853

    I get it for $23 get $75 to deliver and spread.
  6. o-so-n-so

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

    I pay 17.50 per yd. and charge $25.11 per yard.
    I charge $8.00 per yd. delivery.
    I charge $32.00 per yard to install.

    9 yards mulch..............$225.99
    Delivery 9 @ $8.00.......$72.00
    Install 9 @ $32.00........$288.00


    Weeding and bed shaping is X-tra $.

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