Installing Sod

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Aleman, Jan 23, 2004.

  1. Aleman

    Aleman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 204

    Im curious how many of you install sod and what you charge a sq ft to install it? Ive never installed it and have no idea what the going rate is.
  2. Zach76

    Zach76 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

  3. Tony Clifton

    Tony Clifton LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 865

    Figure out how many man hours it will take you to lay one pallet, which will probably be 450 or 504 sqft, multiply that by your hourly man hour rate and voi la! Also remember that conditions change, a wide open area will take less time than a small area with lots of curves etc. so use an average, or have few differnt pricing options
  4. J Hisch

    J Hisch LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 952

    finished ground cut and lay 2.50-3.00 per yd. plus sod price. price the finish grade separate.
  5. Mscotrid

    Mscotrid LawnSite Bronze Member
    from USA
    Messages: 1,456


    Just remember these 3 words and you will do fine. (Green Side Up)

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