To Hydroseed Or Not!

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Bruce Morgan, May 2, 2006.

  1. Bruce Morgan

    Bruce Morgan LawnSite Member
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    I'm thinking of buying a hydroseeder. I've talked with a contractor who gave me a quote of $350. to $400. per lot to seed new property (homes). Is this a low bid or not? It would be for several homes that are being built in the same residential area. I have NO experience.
  2. LawnScenes

    LawnScenes LawnSite Member
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  3. Killswitch

    Killswitch LawnSite Senior Member
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    Unless the lots are the size of my noggin that seems awfully low. Seeding is a risky business. Price it accordingly.
  4. LawnScenes

    LawnScenes LawnSite Member
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    Exactly... And why is the contractor giving you a quote?
  5. chriscraft

    chriscraft LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thats a lot of homes to hydroseed for a 50,000 investment on a hydroseeder, I'd pass at that price

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