My yearly required validation post.

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by shovelracer, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. shovelracer

    shovelracer LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,008

    What are you a lowballer? JK
    What you do not see is the 8" base depth. The additional work to correct the house behind the vycor, and the actual old landing. Job cost, materials and associated fees was 4194, there was 82 man hrs into it. Thanks for the Kudos though.
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2012
  2. vtscaper

    vtscaper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 159

    dude that seems cheep you must have low labor rate...
  3. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,623

    The purpose of my mention of cost wasn't to put shovel on the spot :)

    I pulled the number out of thin air, with partially coming up with the number from jobs we have done.

    What I was implying is that these little walks and stoops cost more (per sf) than a patio.

    Last spring I shared a job cost sheet that some wacko homeowner e-mailed me telling me how my price was way too high! For a job similar to Shovel's job here.

    I know we have forum members that would probably have priced this job at $6k. Fact is, there is no way the work could be done for that unless you work by yourself and dont have to pay rent or a mortgage.

    Last edited: Apr 15, 2012
  4. shovelracer

    shovelracer LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,008

    7700 was not my price. Dvs knows my true price, but the rest of you can not. We did well though.

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