View Full Version : Retaining wall job

05-23-2011, 07:19 PM
Hello guys need some help i have a wall to do 75ft straight shot. 3 feet high. The blocks are 12w 4 h 8 d. Customer wants to buy all the blocks and base and soil. How should i bid this job i'am on the east coast. I came up with 760 blocks might be wrong. Labor should be were. Not use to bidding i know how to install not bid lol.

05-23-2011, 08:35 PM
Labor only bid? With you experience level, how long do you think it will take to complete the job? What is your target labor rate you need to cover your overhead?

05-23-2011, 08:51 PM
3 days at the most.. no over head really side work.

05-23-2011, 08:56 PM
people keep telling me to charge double of what the product cost.

Yard Elements
08-23-2011, 09:07 PM
that would be a lowball.

60 per hour