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need help on sidewalk price

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by gavinslawncare, Jun 17, 2005.

  1. gavinslawncare

    gavinslawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 295

    what is a good price for unilock brussel block per sqft installed
  2. MJM

    MJM LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    Never price by the sq ft even if they ask. How much excavation? How far is the site from the driveway? Will equipment be used or unaccesable? Is the walk straight or does it have alot of cuts? (don't forget extra pavers for cuts) These questions and more is why you do not price by the sq ft.

  3. P. Baxter

    P. Baxter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 24

    BLAH BLAH BLAH they all want a square foot price $11.50 - 15.50 per square foot or as much as you can possiably FING get!!!!!!!!, but remeber everyone out there will under cut your price so they can get the job, and keep there mexican employees working!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  4. MarcusLndscp

    MarcusLndscp LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 634

    I agree with Mark. We do have a square foot price that we figure just for the pavers and the sand bed. On top of this we have to add for excavation and a good base that can vary from site to site depending on existing conditions. We add for edge restraints and spikes, travel time, ease or lack there of of access, # of people on a crew depending on the size of the job, do we need equipment and for how long, how detailed is the job (ie. patterns w/ multi colored pavers, circle paks, inlays etc etc). The list goes on. Smaller jobs might cost you more per square foot just because of the time involved in getting the job ready, you still need the equipment etc etc. You need to figure man hours and equipment hours for each phase of your job and go from there. Good luck
  5. neversatisfiedj

    neversatisfiedj LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,028

    I just did a brussels and installed at 16 a square and made good money on it.

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