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How would you price this job???

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by GreaterMilwLawnscape, Jan 4, 2003.

  1. GreaterMilwLawnscape

    GreaterMilwLawnscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 55

    Heres a retaining wall a recently put in? I know i got screwed but let me know how much you would charge?? THANK YOU
  2. GreaterMilwLawnscape

    GreaterMilwLawnscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 55

  3. IBGreen

    IBGreen LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 726

    The slide show slides a little too quickly, from the glempses I saw, it looked like you did a good job.
  4. kermit

    kermit LawnSite Member
    Messages: 138

  5. leadarrows

    leadarrows LawnSite Senior Member
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    Messages: 925

    After the picture loads click the pause button,then click play to resume.
  6. GreaterMilwLawnscape

    GreaterMilwLawnscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 55

    1500-2000 plus materials?? or that includes materials
  7. Turfdude

    Turfdude LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,899

    Not including removal of old wall, approx $7.00 per block and $10.00 per cap piece installed. Can't tell exactly how much mats you used.

  8. Acorn

    Acorn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 110

    pricing varies per region (country) but around here it should go for around $25-$30 +tax a sq foot face of the wall. mat + lab included
  9. zedosix

    zedosix LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,665

    Are you talking about all the retaining walls? If so $2000.00 would barely cover the cost of the material, let alone the labour. Is this your place or is it a customers home? To make any kind of money (depending on quality of job of course) you will need to charge approx. 3 times the blocks worth. Employees, base materials, glue for cap stones, fuel......the list goes on.
  10. SCL

    SCL LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 543

    Couple of questions,a nd an observation. How high and how long? Do you want a price for both sides? Did you use 4"x12" blocks? Obs, why did you make that one side a double wall or why did you make the tiers so close? Lokks like its about 32" high but I need a length. Otherwise, $20 a sq. foot for this type of wall.

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