Sodding Estimate

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by workinghorse, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. workinghorse

    workinghorse LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    I want to submit a bid on a sodding job that is Aprox. 996 Sq. ft. The area to be sodded has to have the existing grass removed and graded.
  2. Lawnut101

    Lawnut101 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,260

    There is a pretty nice post about this in the Landscape Construction forum. I can't remember the numbers, but a lot of people had good opinions on there. You should check it out.
  3. Pietro

    Pietro LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 855

    We get .85 a SQ foot installed. So, 846.60 plus tax. We get sod for 19 cents a SQ foot. Id get 1100 sq feet, always get extra. So 209 for sod....So 637.60 before labor.
  4. MileHigh

    MileHigh LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,466

    .90-$1.10 a square foot.
  5. JShe8918

    JShe8918 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 946

    I too have a sod job that i am looking at. 40K sq. ft. Do you drop the price per sq. ft. for such large areas?
  6. MileHigh

    MileHigh LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,466

    I would...but not too much.
  7. got-h2o

    got-h2o LawnSite Member
    from NW IN
    Messages: 81

    Same here, but not by much. It's prolly a little easier if it's large b/c usually you have straighter runs and less trimming; but bear in mind, the bigger it is, the more sod to hump. It's still hard work, and more of it.

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