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Can anyone help me with what to charge on 23.5 cubic yards of 2"-4" Mexican Beach Pebbles on a commercial project?Thanks!
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Can anyone help me with what to charge on 23.5 cubic yards of 2"-4" Mexican Beach Pebbles on a commercial project?Thanks!
Do you have anymore information. What is access like? Do you have to wheel barrow this materal across 200yards of parking lot or will you be dumping right next to the areas to be filled. Is there any bed prep involved? Any thing else you can add.

How long do you think it will take you to put down one yard? Multiple this by your hourly rate and then by the amount of material. Dont forget to include delivery charges and any other mark-ups and material costs.


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for your response,but I haven't been on the job yet!I always put my material as close to the area it's going to go in as possible.On the plans it will have to be fine graded and weed barrier,and 6" steel edging will be going down also.I did get 2 qoutes on the peebles with delivery included.1 was $10,080.30 the other was $9,980.00.There locations where in Florida ,and the other in Washington.Do you also know of a pebble wholesale dealer closer to South Carolina?Thanks,for any help!!Also we will be using our Bobcat for faster movement of material!
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Hey, im in florida, can you hook me up with this florida pebble dealer?

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There is one here in North Carolina.

http://www.fieldstonecenter.com/prod-ls.php

Would that help you? There must be a bunch in your state too.

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