Sod installation labor charge

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by #Landmark, Mar 27, 2013.

  1. #Landmark

    #Landmark LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    What is the going rate for labor on sod installation in Illinois ?
  2. MostWantedLandscape

    MostWantedLandscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    Well I charge a extra .10 or .12 cents a sqft. Unless its a small job, then I just toss in a few hrs labor @ $50 a hr.

    Bear in mind this is in Utah. ... but I can't imagine it being too much different.
  3. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,530

    I'm above .12 cents below .20 cents this is just to lay sod only
  4. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,082

    $100/day, plus expenses, as long as the day is over by lunch... double-time if I sweat... :)

    I always estimate time according to what I believe needs to be done, from prep thru the first week of check-ups...
    but no one even bothers asking me any more...

    the best job possible and will not break the bank, and they know it...

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