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Renovation price

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by BLC1, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. BLC1

    BLC1 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 718

    A little over 4k sq/ft.

    Needs sprayed and killed off and then slit seeded.

    Where do you guys come in on something like this?
     
  2. clc2003

    clc2003 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ia
    Messages: 274

    Yes I am curious as well. How do you bid this? I have had someone ask me something similar to this also.
     
  3. BLC1

    BLC1 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 718

    Evening bump
     
  4. lukemelo216

    lukemelo216 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ...
    Messages: 1,267

    you will need about 1 gal of round up so id price that at around $50 or so, come around and till it with the harley rake and skid loader so theres $75.00. I would figure in about 20 yards of compost to mix in with the soil, thats 760.00. Harley rake the compost in another $75.00. Seeding it would be about $110 with labor. Then starter fertilizer about $20.00 so between 1000 and 1100 id bid.
     
  5. BLC1

    BLC1 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 718

    How about just slit seeding through the dead grass. Shouldn't that work as a layer of mulch and decompose to help the new seed?
     
  6. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,494

    I would do this for about $360. I generally charge around $90/M with spraying, with a thousand sq. ft. minimum. No harley rake necessary, no compost. I slit seed my selected seed into the area, apply my starter fertilizer, and spray it with glyphosate (approx. 4 gallons of mixed solution). Because this spraying is being done as part of the seeding process, it is done for less than spraying for beds, for instance. After it is sprayed, I give the customer watering intructions, and they adhere to them. they will have grass in 2 to 4 weeks, filling in good in 6 weeks.
     
  7. BLC1

    BLC1 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 718

    Thats pretty close to where I was.
     

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