big job

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Leone LawnCare, Apr 22, 2003.

  1. Leone LawnCare

    Leone LawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 154

    ok 25 yard of hard wood mulch 15 yards 50/50 mix reseed for 1750. good price? dirt cost 367 and mulch cost 536 seed cost 300
    i can do this in a day
  2. ZX12R

    ZX12R LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 792

    I think your prices are very,very low. For 25 yards of mulch,I would charge $1500.00.I get $60.00-75.00 per yard of soil depending on the customer and what i am doing with it.
  3. paponte

    paponte LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,366

    Sure, I'll give you a couple of jobs to do for me. You'll make me a fortune. Check your math, overhead, manhours. Your ridiculously low. :(
  4. Capal

    Capal LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 17

    $75.00-$100.00/yard is what I am charging to spread. That does include deep natural edge. If the cust. wants the old mulch taken up (they're are a few out there) then I add more. If there is a new bed to be made then I add more. My sugg. find you a base price and stick with it. Then evalueate the job...even think on it a day or so and then give the cust. a written estimate. If you measure correctly then you should come within a yard or so of the written estimate.


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