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Is there any Landscape Const guys here - I am currently looking at getting licened for this service - I have a couple of clients right now that need new fences so I am currently working with a contractor friend of mine to sell him the job and handle the demo and removal of the old fence within my company. when bidding is it done by linnear ft - or 8' section how do you do it. Thanks
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I am currently working with a contractor friend of mine to sell him the job and handle the demo and removal of the old fence within my company
So would you be handling the bidding of a job you would be sub-contracting to him?

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when bidding is it done by linnear ft - or 8' section how do you do it.
I'd think you would want to break it down into linear ft. A customer is not going to care because ultimately you are giving them a final price for the job.

Have you measured the property? Figure out what kind of fencing the customer wants. Figure out how many posts you would need and calculated the time you need to install the fence?
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To answer steve the only thing Ill be doing is bidding the job and doing the demo and hauling and collecting a commission
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If your friend does fence installs, could you ask him to give you bidding suggestions so you get the job priced right for him? Maybe you could even take pictures of the area to present him and he could give you a price that you could then markup to give to the customer.
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