Patio paver job. (bid check)

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by Darren Lumpkins, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. Darren Lumpkins

    Darren Lumpkins LawnSite Member
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    Ok....I have this paver patio job that i`am getting ready to bid on.(Tomorrow) Its a 14` x 24` paver patio. Part of the patio will go in between 2 lager oak trees. Should be far enough away to hit any roots with size or even damage the trees! Nice ground. So my depth should need only about 8" cut. The patio will have few curves. I`ll be using the Holland pavers for this job! I came up with the estimate right around $3,100. Does this seem low or i`am I close? Thanks again
  2. neversatisfiedj

    neversatisfiedj LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,028

    ahh please don't come to my part of MD with that pricing. I would consider installing deep root protection plates for the hardscape with those trees close by.
  3. Darren Lumpkins

    Darren Lumpkins LawnSite Member
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    Understand the deep root protection plates. But my question was about the price.
  4. Meezer

    Meezer LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 269

    Sounds low to me
  5. PSUturf

    PSUturf LawnSite Senior Member
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    About $6000 if its easy access. What about lawn repair if you're using a skid loader to move materials?
  6. greenguy08

    greenguy08 LawnSite Member
    from ohio
    Posts: 99

    You're way low. There are a lot of small things that come up that extend the time needed to complete a job like this.
  7. zedosix

    zedosix LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,635

    Well if you are a one man show and you have a wheelbarrow, shovel, pickup and trailer with a ramp. Then sounds about right. Now in my case it would cost me about 3100 just to do that job. So about double for me would work alright. If access was good.
  8. Harley-D

    Harley-D LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 508

    Start at about 6k and up from there.
  9. barefootlawnsandlandscape

    barefootlawnsandlandscape LawnSite Senior Member
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  10. MRBsx2

    MRBsx2 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 85

    You are way low on that price my friend. Your price should be more than double that number. You have at least 2 grand in materials! For the whole install and clean up on that size project my price would be 6,800

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