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Bid on a rock job

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by ramlawncare, Mar 30, 2006.

  1. ramlawncare

    ramlawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    A customer wanted 5900 square feet of mulch removed and river rock put in. About 4,000 to 5,000 sq feet of the area needed new weedmat as well.

    I bid the job at $77/ton for the rock, (River rock costs 29 bucks delivered) 1200 for the mulch removal, and some other expenses.

    Final bid was $10,115. Was this too high?
  2. iowa

    iowa LawnSite Senior Member
    from NW IA
    Messages: 305

    My first guess was about $7000

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