Hows my bid ?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by trimmer, Apr 15, 2001.

  1. trimmer

    trimmer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    I recently bid on a sod job and would like to know how my numbers looked. It is 4500 sqft of St.Augustine. It is not a full replacement but spots in the yard. I have to cut out the old, and remove it. There is not a lot of grading to do. I fiqured 9 pallets of sod at 90 dollars a piece delivered. I bid 1620 dollars. Would just like to know if it sound to high or low.
  2. curlawngreen

    curlawngreen Banned
    Messages: 309

    I charge $175 per 500 sq.ft.
  3. Barkleymut

    Barkleymut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,117

    With $810 as your direct costs for the job I would say if you can get the job done in a day without renting any equip. you will do very well. Also figure in dumping fees if you have to remove much existing turf.

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