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Mulch in your town

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by flakebortch, May 15, 2008.

  1. flakebortch

    flakebortch LawnSite Member
    Messages: 86

    What are you paying per yard?

    What are you charging per yard for install?
     
  2. dura to the max

    dura to the max LawnSite Silver Member
    from georgia
    Messages: 2,246

    $20-28 for mulch
    $55-65 mulch/installed
     
  3. WALKER LANDSCAPE

    WALKER LANDSCAPE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,413

    $17.50 A yard. We paid a $1000.00 for 69 yards which made it 14.50 a yard.
    We install for $100.00 a yard.
     
  4. NOOB

    NOOB LawnSite Member
    Messages: 188

    $18. a yard
    $55.-$65. Installed w/mulch
     
  5. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,128

    $18 a yard, $70 - $75 per yard installed.
     
  6. escient

    escient LawnSite Member
    Messages: 105

    $17-22 per yard

    Charge whatever I can get to make money and get the job.

    Some are $40 per yard, some are over $100 per yard.

    Plus I REALLY sell the digging of the old mulch out vs. just slinging on top...

    There's a lot of money in charging for old mulch removal....
     
  7. Scagmower48

    Scagmower48 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 430

    I pay $35 to $43 a yard and I get 100-110 to install it with minimal edging otherwise I charge a little bit more.
     
  8. kartracer2000

    kartracer2000 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 89

    $15 a yard
    $50 install plus delivery charge
     
  9. Mr. Vern

    Mr. Vern LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 632

    Now that is some nice markup! I thought I was expensive @$80/yd installed for colored mulch, but $100 is awesome!

    I was taught that "if you aren't a little embarassed when you give them your quote; youre too low!"l/
     
  10. Sal200

    Sal200 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

    I try to get 85 a yard with the mulch and delivered, installed. Thats for the regular brown mulch which i get for 20 a yard. Then the red and black mulch i try to get 90 per yard for everything and that mulch i get for 30 a yard.
     

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