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Pricing Stone Installtion

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by WEEDEATER, Jan 30, 2003.

  1. WEEDEATER

    WEEDEATER LawnSite Member
    Posts: 48

    What price range per yard do you guys have for installing 1" stone using shovels and wheelbarrows. I'm looking at 11 yards a distance of 100 ft flat ground. How long would this take for two guys.
     
  2. Tim Canavan

    Tim Canavan LawnSite Member
    from Houston
    Posts: 218

    Is there any preparation? Are you going to use some king of a weed barrier?
    I will normally charge $80.00 a yard installed for river cobble. I don't know if that's close to what you are using, but I hope it helps.:cool:
     
  3. GarPA

    GarPA LawnSite Silver Member
    from PA
    Posts: 2,585

    make sure you use some good underlayment ....otherwise the stone will settle after a while and go down in the soil....you will then have an extremely unhappy customer.

    with barrier, stone , labor....ballpark ...somewhere around $1100...maybe a little more but not less...picking stone off the ground is a major pain in the neck...been there done that too many times..if you can push it off a truck into wheelbarrow its a little easier. Next time I do more than 10 yards there will be a Dingo on the job site
     

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