1. Can’t make it to the GIE+EXPO 2017?
    LawnSite brings the trade show floor to your fingertips with our new GIE+EXPO 2017 Sneak Peek video series debuting now in the Lawn Mowing forum.

    Dismiss Notice

Is this excessive or typical?

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by whiffyspark, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,287

    This involves no trenching, pipe running, or anything. This is simply to hook up a sub meter inside the home and a pvb on the exterior wall. Is it just me or is this quote ridiculous?

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Dirtykneez

    Dirtykneez LawnSite Member
    Messages: 113

    Seems a bit high to me.... Must be nice to land a few of them a week....
    Posted via Mobile Device
     
  3. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,267

    "Magnolia Plumbing" :p
     
  4. CowboysLawnCareDelaware

    CowboysLawnCareDelaware LawnSite Senior Member
    from DE
    Messages: 549

    always get a few quotes.

    -Michael
     
  5. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,287

    Yes lol any recommendations? I need submeter from wssc
    Posted via Mobile Device
     
  6. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 26,622

    Recheck the quote. He is not installing a pvb but a PRV . $2750 and ya still dont have a backflow.
     
  7. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,287

    he said he would take $125 off if i supplied the backflow. I figured this would be around $800. I'm shopping around now

    What do you guys usually pay?
     
  8. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 26,622

    $210 and I supply all stock. Thats without metor. Metor adds another $50.00 + permit when needed.
     
  9. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 50,267

    Some towns are capable of adding a nice fat fee to these second-meter jobs, as if they know they are going to lose out on meter revenue, so pay up front for future savings.
     
  10. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 18,334

    That is the kind of quote that says I don't really want this job, but I'll do it if you pay me this outrageous sum of money.
     

Share This Page