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Pricing for Tuck Pointing Mortar

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by aplott2, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. aplott2

    aplott2 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    Hey All! Have a question pricing out tuck pointing some mortar into brick. I have done it several times for another company I was working for but unfortunately they had to shut down last winter and I am now starting out on my own. But I have a job for this summer on cutting out some old mortar and retucking in new mortar on some brick steps. My question is do you all price this out by the sq. foot plus man hours or how? Its approximately 12 Stairs. I will also need to tint the mortar to match the existing on the stoop as that mortar is still good and doesnt need any work. Thanks!
  2. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,793

    I normally do it hourly and give them a range up front. Pointing is always a pandoras box
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  3. aplott2

    aplott2 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    Alright so hourly is the best way to go. 75 an hour sound about right then? Thanks
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  4. big daddy b

    big daddy b LawnSite Member
    Messages: 95

    $75.00 an hour for just one man? excluding materials? sounds about right to me

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