mulch pricing, please help

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by mikefuhr, May 29, 2008.

  1. mikefuhr

    mikefuhr LawnSite Member
    Messages: 28

    first off i wanna say great site, here is the scenario im gettin 10 yards of mulch dropped off i need to spread it do top soil dig three new beds and general lawn clean plus remove 4 wheel barrows of river rocks can some one give me a ball park estimate of what they would charge. thanks alot
  2. Raven386

    Raven386 LawnSite Silver Member
    from CT
    Messages: 2,169

    you need to give more details.... "dig 3 new beds" what do you mean, edge them out or remove the existing grass,etc....
  3. Firefighter337

    Firefighter337 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 373

    my pricing to spread mulch is: 1.5x's cost of materials + man hours to spread.

    If my cost was 100 I charge 150.
    If it takes me 3 hours to spread. I charge another 150.

    So 200 profit.

    10 yards around here is $250.

    I would charge $600 installed.

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