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  1. Quality Lawn Care

    Quality Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    How much should I charge per yard to take out sod that has died and replace it
     
  2. PAPS

    PAPS LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 404

    The dump site we use charge the same for "sod" as they do for grass clippings ($11.00/yard) i would mark it up to about $20.00 a yard, then charge the client an hourly rate with our skid steer/operator to remove the sod from the ground and load the trucks.
     
  3. ohiolawnguy

    ohiolawnguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    sometimes, we wont even remove the sod.
    we sometimes just till it back into the soil, add some nice topsoil smooth the ground out, and resod.
     
  4. paul

    paul Lawnsite Addict
    Messages: 1,625

    My first question is why did the sod die?

    If it was a fungus or lack of water by the homeowner, or poor grading, or........

    Next question is how big of an area?

    Most time we don't remove the sod we just till it under, regrade and reinstall. If you don't have a problem with fungus then thats what I would do, heck even with a fungus thats what I'd still do but I spray a fungicide first.
     

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