What are the going rates for sod installs in your area?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Mike_NTx, Nov 18, 2004.

  1. Mike_NTx

    Mike_NTx LawnSite Member
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    Can anyone help me out with this one? I am in Dallas.
     
  2. drsogr

    drsogr LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,275

    2 to 3 times the rate for installs. It really depends on how many square yards, what type of grass, is prep work included? Things like that, can you give us more information.
     
  3. i_plant_art

    i_plant_art LawnSite Senior Member
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    bermuda no hard leveling or dirt work flat ground no long travel time to job site 1 pallet = 450sq ft 1-3 pallets $150/pallet my cost per pallet $50

    fescue no hard leveling or dirt work flat ground no long travel time 1 pallet= 360 sq ft 1-5 pallets $175/pallet my cost per pallet $ 65

    zoysia no hard leveling or dirt work flat ground no long travel time 1 pallet = 450 sq ft 1-3 pallets $ 280-310/ pallet my cost per pallet $137-190

    this is what i "generally" charge in my area this is what it roughly goes for hope this helps ya out some but as always it depends on the situation ur costs what u want to make etc etc so its kinda hard to tell ya what you should charge but there are my rates......
     
  4. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,563

    $3.50/yd for the cheap sods (bermuda centipede)
    $5.00 for the premium

    that's no prep.
     

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