10 yards of mulch quote

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by cks dad, Mar 17, 2007.

  1. cks dad

    cks dad LawnSite Member
    Messages: 119

    One of my good customers wants me to start taking care of his flower beds this year.It will take ten yards of hardwood mulch to do the job.What do i charge him to do this job.Im going to have one other person helping and i can get the mulch for 20.00 a yard.Any help with this will be appreciated.

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  2. jlouki01

    jlouki01 LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. cks dad

    cks dad LawnSite Member
    Messages: 119

    Thank you jlouki01 that sounds like a fair price.
  4. abuckeye

    abuckeye LawnSite Member
    Messages: 93

    I charge $75 per yard installed.
  5. GreenN'Clean

    GreenN'Clean LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,512

    I charge 65-75 on most mulch jobs
  6. Duekster

    Duekster LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 7,961

    Get a price for it delivered. Charge a Hour labor per yard.
    That is for nothing more than buying and spreading the mulch. You must consider the other issues.

    Add your cost plus 20% plus the labor charges. Should be around 60 to 80. If it is a yard or less then the charge is higher because I have one of my guys go get it.
  7. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,128

    $650 for 10 yards bought, delivered and installed.
  8. Tn Lawn Man

    Tn Lawn Man LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 479

    I charge $80 a yard installed plus any delivery fees tacked on by the mulch supplier.
  9. WJW Lawn

    WJW Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,330

    Yea...700 here for 10 yards
  10. Gaturf

    Gaturf LawnSite Member
    Messages: 128

    $ 85 per yard here. but i cant get a yard of mulch for under $26.

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