Price on sod install

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by imowall, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. imowall

    imowall LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    Need help on a large sod job. approx 51,400 square ft ( 86 pallets).
  2. Big C

    Big C LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,642

    Sod + labor...$15,500
  3. dKoester

    dKoester LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,298

    If you are going to prep the site free of debris and include fert/soil conditioner our price would be 25800 for rhizome forming fescue. If the site is already prepared for sod our price would be 15000.
  4. stevenf

    stevenf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,612

    I wish I would have known that formula a long time ago! :rolleyes:
  5. JNyz

    JNyz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,087

    Wow, 15k is cheap.
  6. SilverTouch

    SilverTouch LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    i agree!. I could do just the install for around that price if the lawn is prepped and ready. But for a removal, prep, and install, price would be closer to $25k.
  7. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    close to $25k. thts alot of humping sod. no way would i do tht for $15k
    also depends wht type of grass. how many sqft are on a pallet?
  8. lawnguyland

    lawnguyland LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,108

    Around here sod costs at least 50 cents a square foot. usually charge 1.25- 1.50 to prep and sod. So....prob $50-$75k, but that would change depending on sod prices, etc. by you.
  9. AzLawnMan

    AzLawnMan LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 409

    That is alot of sod to move around. Anytime I get a big job like that, I will always call Western Sod here in Az and have them do it and I mark the price up 15%. Never fails. If anything happens they warranty the sod so I dont have to even show up to the job site. I make 15% and didnt do a thing.

    BJWLAWNCARE LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 551

    Drive to Hope NJ dude probably about 1 1/2 hours from u. 21 cents a square foot best sod in the world. Liberty, Imperial plenty there. Do a google search.

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