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Help me bid 5,000 square foot patio pressure wash sand out of the joints


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I need to bid a job to pressure wash the sand out of the joints of a 5,000 sq ft patio and replace the sand with polymeric sand
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I need to bid a job to pressure wash the sand out of the joints of a 5,000 sq ft patio and replace the sand with polymeric sand
5,000 sq ft is pretty huge. I'd think that would take at least 4-5 hours.
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Hi btevans01,

Welcome to our forum.

How long are you thinking this would take to pressure wash the sand out?

What about how long to put new sand in?
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Barbie sent me an email on this post and said "It's a 2 day 2 man job. 32 hours total. Pavers have to dry before the polymeric can be put down."
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any suggestions on a price?
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What do you have to make an hour? I usally charge 50 - 60 an hour for pressure washing, without any chmcls Other then a sealer. 5k sqft pob aprox. 4 1/2 to 5 hours with sealing the concrete afterwards. i would charge about 200 hope this helps
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32 hours? I doubt it. I did about 1500 sq ft the other day in 1.5 hours. And ya, you have to come back for the sand later, but sanding is pretty quick, maybe another 2 hours for 5000 sq ft.
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I appreciate everyone's input! It was a big help!
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Let us know what you finally decide to bid and if you get it. It will help others in the future better understand how to bid such jobs.

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