sod jobs

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ronslawncare, Oct 21, 2000.

  1. ronslawncare

    ronslawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 541

    i never did any sod work before and one of my costumers wants it done for the next season.if theres is any1 that can tell me bassically everything i need about laying sod and what tools i need.and how much do u guys charge putting it down.
     
  2. MWM

    MWM LawnSite Member
    Posts: 102

    Labor
    Prepare existing soil ___ Hrs. 20 Hrs per 10,000#
    Place soil and hand grade ___ Hrs. 4 Hrs. per 16 yd load
    Apply starter fertilizer ___ Hrs. 1 minute per 1000#
    Lay sod, roll and water ___ Hrs.(2.5 hrs per pallet of 55)
    Mobilization ___ Hrs.
    Sub Total (A) ___ Hrs.


    Materials
    Starter Fertilizer ____ Bags @ $____ (Your Costs)
    Sod ____ SY Sod @ $____
    Sod Staples (If needed) ____ ea. @ $____
    Total (B) ____

    Equipment
    Bobcat ____ Hrs. @ $____
    Rockhound ____ Hrs. @ $____
    Total (C) ____

    _____ Hrs Labor @ ___ = A $_____
    Materials = B $_____
    Equipment = C $_____
    Your Cost = $_____
    40% GPM x 1.54
    Your Bid $_____

    My opinion please use as a starting point and modify to fit your needs.




     
  3. UNISCAPE

    UNISCAPE LawnSite Member
    Posts: 38

    GREEN SIDE UP!!!!!!!!!!!

    AND .50 PER SQ FOOT.....NEW JERSEY
     

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