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stone walkway estimate???

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by BufalinoLand, Sep 24, 2006.

  1. BufalinoLand

    BufalinoLand LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

    A family member of mine wants to build a stone walkway. I am providing the sandstone so that is not part of the estimate. The area is roughly 150 square feet and the estimate he was given was $2200. Is that reasonable?
  2. RockSet N' Grade

    RockSet N' Grade LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,454

    Maybe yes.......maybe no......

    Depends how much prep work and excavation is involved. Depends how big the sandstone to be laid is ( 12" squares or 3'X5' 4" thick slabs). Depends on job accessability......In other words, the money amount doesn't really tell the whole story......
  3. BufalinoLand

    BufalinoLand LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

    The site is easily accessible and the excavation is pretty straight forward as far as I can tell. The sandstone that will be used is straight from the quarry, all shapes and sizes and between 2 to 4 inches thick. I'm no expert, but the job seems to be cut and dry from the builder's standpoint, which is why I wanted to make sure my uncle wasn't getting hosed on the price. Anyway, thanks for your info. I appreciate it. -Dan

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