Need Service

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by rap, Aug 7, 2006.

  1. rap

    rap LawnSite Member
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    Hey, have a customer that needs about 70 yards of screened topsoil and 17 yard triple ground black mulch delivered to site BUT will need a frontloader to deliver over a fence (5 foot); fence can't be removed. We will spread and rake. Can anyone help out this week?? Need it by 8/9 or 8 12? Bensalem, PA 19020 (location)


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  2. DoetschOutdoor

    DoetschOutdoor LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Why not rent a machine?
     
  3. rap

    rap LawnSite Member
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    Could rent a machine but was hoping not to incur the cost.
     
  4. Ground Master

    Ground Master LawnSite Senior Member
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    two things come to mind-

    1. do you expect someone to help you for free?

    2. why didn't you figure in the cost of a rental for a job that has 87 yards of material?
     
  5. rap

    rap LawnSite Member
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    Certainly not for free, willing to pay contactors cost for goods and services. I'm out of time and need to out source this work. Any bids??
     
  6. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
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    if you don't rent a machine and move that material.........well thats just crazy not to
     
  7. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
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    just rent the machine and bill it back to the customer .
     
  8. forestfireguy

    forestfireguy LawnSite Senior Member
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    You might have considered a mulch blower. The guy who is local to me says he can blow topsoil too(providing it has been very dry), we I have never seen it done but if he commits to getting it done I don't care if he uses a wheelbarrow it's not my headache anymore. We have used him for difficult access mulching and I have to say it beats the hell out wheelbarrows, there was enough room in the deal to make a little $ for just arranging it.
     
  9. Mike33

    Mike33 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    What kind of machine blows top soil?
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