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Question 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 .
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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.
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It depends on what kind of trees you were chipping and where you live.
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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.
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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.
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I give away chips by the dump truck when I do removals. i only charge to spread.
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yeah give it away u. people will be believe that u are recycling and going green
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