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Giant Services 10-02-2012 03:23 AM

what to charge for laying down mulch
 
i was chipping some branches at a house when a neighbor ask me to save the mulch for him to put around three large bushes .

Sprinkler Buddy 10-02-2012 05:33 AM

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Originally Posted by Giant Services (Post 116667)
i was chipping some branches at a house when a neighbor ask me to save the mulch for him to put around three large bushes .

It's not a good idea to do that. It will attract the insects, termites, etc... It's not treated like that you purchase from a store.

Unless it's cypress branches, it's naturally treated.

wat5150 10-02-2012 07:00 AM

It depends on what kind of trees you were chipping and where you live.

Lawn Cop 10-02-2012 08:03 AM

From what I gather from your post he just wants the mulch. I would just give it to him. This could start a good repor within the neigborhood. Which means maybe more jobs coming your way.:)

Steve 10-02-2012 10:55 AM

How long are you thinking this would take you to do?

stevef1201 10-02-2012 05:35 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Sprinkler Buddy (Post 116668)
It's not a good idea to do that. It will attract the insects, termites, etc... It's not treated like that you purchase from a store.

Unless it's cypress branches, it's naturally treated.

I would warn him about that, but also tell him he can have all the wood chips he wants.

WorkForMySelf 10-08-2012 09:42 PM

I give away chips by the dump truck when I do removals. i only charge to spread.

Grass Doctor 10-08-2012 11:40 PM

yeah give it away u. people will be believe that u are recycling and going green:D


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