help with a bid

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by grassmedics, Jul 16, 2007.

  1. grassmedics

    grassmedics LawnSite Member
    Messages: 109

    i need help, this is the first clean-up/sod job i've gotten, and i have no idea what a sod job is going for here in central florida. Ok, so i will have to remove a playground, rake up all the mulch, pull up the ground cover that the mulch and playground is on, then grade the area and lay the sod. the area for sod is about 1260 sq ft. i dont want to overbid, but also do not want to kill myself and underbid. any help would be much appreciated:confused:
  2. grassmedics

    grassmedics LawnSite Member
    Messages: 109

    maybe even a rough guess?:hammerhead:
  3. Turf Professionals Inc.

    Turf Professionals Inc. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 131

    how many pallets/rolls of sod will you need? How long will it take you to prep the soil and lay the sod? Take those man hours and charge by your hourly rate.

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