Painting Black 4 Board Fences

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by WhistlePig Hollow, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. WhistlePig Hollow

    WhistlePig Hollow LawnSite Member
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    Do any of you all incorporate any paint spraying of wood board fences? I am thinking of incorporating this into my offerings as I live in a wealthy, hobby farm community. Interested in how you bid those jobs and roughly what is the time frame it takes to spray per board foot?

    I am hoping to start bidding out a few jobs next month to see how it goes.

    Thanks!
     
  2. jbailey52

    jbailey52 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    What. Is. Happening.
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  3. clipfert

    clipfert LawnSite Member
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    Get a one foot board and a sprayer and a stopwatch. Time how log it takes to spray the board. You will then know how long it takes. Then multiply how ma board feet you have by...Nevermind.
     
  4. zedosix

    zedosix LawnSite Silver Member
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    This should be in the board spraying forum shouldn't it! Come on mods'
     
  5. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
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    did you ever watch the movie Karate Kid?
     
  6. Drakeslayer

    Drakeslayer LawnSite Member
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    Then add materials with a markup and the profit you need to make. Also include time to strap the sprayer down in the trailer.
     
  7. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    Step 1. Just take the other guys bid and whack 10% off.
    Step 2. .....
    Step 3. Profit
     
  8. WhistlePig Hollow

    WhistlePig Hollow LawnSite Member
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    Thanks guys!
     

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