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Mulch installation price

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by twowheelted, Mar 29, 2011.

  1. twowheelted

    twowheelted LawnSite Member
    Messages: 43

    Why do people look at me cross-eyed when I quote mulch prices? We get it for 18-35 per yard and add 25-35 for installation plus delivery. Sounds reasonable no? Either I'm dealing with amateurs or other landscapers are putting down 1" where I am putting down 2"? I'm talking about places that really need it, not a simple topdress. Seems like some of these people go 3 years with out mulch and want to cover 2000 sq feet for 400 bucks. Sure at 3/8 thick. Please. Tell me I'm not crazy.
  2. BlazerRidge

    BlazerRidge LawnSite Member
    Messages: 221

    Sounds reasonable to me
  3. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,164

    I've never had a problem with the mulch price, but they never want to pay to prep the beds, seem to think it is included.
  4. Ole' Hickory

    Ole' Hickory LawnSite Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 29

    sounds good here. Wouldn't budge.

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