Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Property Management Forums > Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes

Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes
Discuss issues dealing with landscapes, hardscapes, exterior landscape lighting and lighting fixtures, lawn irrigation, sprinklers, sprinkler heads, mulch, retaining walls, etc.

lawn


Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes

Discuss issues dealing with landscapes, hardscapes, exterior landscape lighting and lighting fixtures, lawn irrigation, sprinklers, sprinkler heads, mulch, retaining walls, etc.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 04-02-2007, 09:30 AM
myrlin myrlin is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Port Charlotte, FL
Posts: 242
Rep Power: 11
myrlin
Default

I have a customer buying a pale of sod want me cut into puck and put into is lawn.How do i price dis. By the hour or at flat.

sorry about the spelling

Barry
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 04-13-2007, 06:30 PM
PremierLand PremierLand is offline
Forum Advisory Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Grosse Pointe, MI
Posts: 89
Rep Power: 0
PremierLand
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
usually there is 700sq ft per pallet. So I would tell him $700.

If I were you I would talk him out of buying it himself since you can get the contractors discount. Plus your customer shouldnt know the price of sod anyway. when ever someone asks,I dont say anything and I just say around there. They usually guess like 5x higher than I really pay and I just say around there. lol

Thats funny I see this thread because I just did a tearout for a sod job today.



__________________
2000 Ford F350 Dump Truck V10 8\'6\" Western
2006 Chevy 2500HD 8ft Western
2005 8x20ft Haulmark Enclosed Trailer
Exmark Rider and WB and Stihl Handhelds
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-13-2007, 07:46 PM
pnplawn
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] (PremierLand @ April 13 2007,7:30)]usually there is 700sq ft per pallet. So I would tell him $700.

If I were you I would talk him out of buying it himself since you can get the contractors discount. Plus your customer shouldnt know the price of sod anyway. when ever someone asks,I dont say anything and I just say around there. They usually guess like 5x higher than I really pay and I just say around there. lol

Thats funny I see this thread because I just did a tearout for a sod job today.
If I am reading his post correctly? He is gonig to install just ONE Pallet of sod? I think $700.00 is way to much for that. I need some more info on this! Do you have to remove any sod that is already there? Give me some details on the job I will quote it for you. You will want to do the job by a FLAT RATE.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-14-2007, 08:08 PM
myrlin myrlin is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Port Charlotte, FL
Posts: 242
Rep Power: 11
myrlin
Default

no, I am cutting plugs from a pallet of sod and plugging his lawn.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 04-20-2007, 11:02 PM
tiedeman
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Have you figured it out yet what you are going to charge?
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 04-21-2007, 07:43 AM
myrlin myrlin is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Port Charlotte, FL
Posts: 242
Rep Power: 11
myrlin
Default

I charge 400 for the job never again.

Barry
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 04-21-2007, 11:28 AM
tiedeman
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

So you completed then? How much of a pain was it?
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 04-28-2007, 12:53 PM
gman gman is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 30
Rep Power: 10
gman
Default

I know that I have been gone for a while working hard.. Barry how is it going? I wanted to know I gave a customer a price on a job for 3 palets of sod for $900.00 each skid was $120.00 and she said no that was too much money... Was the price I gave her too high?

G-MAN
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 05-03-2007, 12:06 PM
myrlin myrlin is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Port Charlotte, FL
Posts: 242
Rep Power: 11
myrlin
Default

Will the palets here was $170. And the customer got it. And i charge $400.
IT going Alright Buzz . I am about to shut off new customer.To much work and it is starting to get hot.

Barry
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 05-03-2007, 08:44 PM
tiedeman
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

How did it turn out then?
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Big mowing job
Bradcook21
07-30-2015 03:57 PM
Yesterday 01:16 PM
by Bradcook21
6 115
scag SWZT review!
mattthelawnguy
07-23-2015 02:28 PM
Yesterday 12:31 PM
by Steve
9 353
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
Yesterday 12:29 PM
by Steve
1,227 401,239
Hello Everybody
budspop
07-30-2015 11:42 AM
Yesterday 12:28 PM
by Steve
1 44
Should I buy this Exmark...
googus
07-03-2015 09:22 AM
Yesterday 11:34 AM
by googus
9 572
Hello!
brandycarlton
07-29-2015 12:31 PM
07-29-2015 03:54 PM
by Steve
1 125
Assessing the Market
NJDB60
07-27-2015 03:25 PM
07-28-2015 09:24 PM
by Steve
2 232
Whats wrong with this...
GreenWorx
07-28-2015 07:56 PM
07-28-2015 09:09 PM
by Steve
2 211
Funny craigslist post
GreenWorx
07-28-2015 07:17 PM
07-28-2015 09:02 PM
by Steve
2 217
Watch out for this -...
rootytalbot
07-22-2015 02:13 PM
07-28-2015 09:00 PM
by Steve
7 370
NewVenture
NJDB60
07-27-2015 03:38 PM
07-28-2015 08:58 PM
by Steve
1 213
Pricing issue
Mr. Mow
07-07-2015 06:15 AM
07-27-2015 06:40 PM
by GreenWorx
17 755
how to make customers...
Bradcook21
05-27-2015 05:04 PM
07-27-2015 06:08 PM
by GreenWorx
15 2,934
Need your help, Gopher...
Chilehead
07-23-2015 07:02 PM
07-27-2015 11:28 AM
by Steve
11 368
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
01-11-2015 10:41 AM
07-27-2015 11:22 AM
by Steve
94 10,428
Dogs
Mr. Mow
06-29-2015 02:37 PM
07-25-2015 07:50 AM
by Chilehead
12 2,404
Just about mid year, how...
GreenWorx
06-24-2015 07:05 PM
07-22-2015 07:31 PM
by Chilehead
14 2,472
Learning as I grow -...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
07-18-2015 07:46 AM
07-21-2015 10:53 AM
by Steve
3 310
Large dirt mound removal
purdue1973
07-09-2015 07:45 PM
07-20-2015 12:55 PM
by Steve
6 434
Hey everyone
Fantasy landscaping
07-09-2015 06:53 AM
07-09-2015 11:47 AM
by Steve
1 325
Quickbooks Online
jscarolina
07-08-2015 07:54 AM
07-08-2015 12:55 PM
by Nate10928
1 345
I dont know what to do...
Bradcook21
06-21-2015 08:49 AM
07-07-2015 09:48 PM
by SGL1
16 2,726
Start LIKING FACEBOOK...
rlclawncare123
02-26-2015 12:06 AM
07-07-2015 02:54 PM
by GreenWorx
13 3,677
Is it too late to do...
markty
06-16-2015 05:28 PM
07-07-2015 01:00 PM
by problem solver
9 2,486
Hi everyone
Mattw
07-06-2015 05:59 PM
07-07-2015 10:18 AM
by Steve
1 350
4th of July parade...
Steve
07-06-2015 10:35 AM
07-06-2015 10:35 AM
by Steve
0 298
Unemployment rates drop,...
Steve
07-02-2015 12:40 PM
07-06-2015 10:30 AM
by Steve
4 473
another newish job for me
holymoly
06-07-2015 08:34 AM
07-03-2015 02:06 PM
by American L&T
9 2,474
» Popular Tags
accounting ad landscaping advertising aerocore applying billy goat brushcutter blowout bob villa bush contract help curb appeal services deliquentaccounts demonstration design edging equipment dealer equipment rental financials flyers foreman free advertising growing a lawn care business hardscapes hiring how to husqvarna hydro increase customers invoicing landscape landscape services landscaping landscaping training lawn aeration lawn care lawn care busines plan lawn mowing marketing marketing secrets more customers business mulch new business ordinance past due patio install per hour charge per hour service pricing profit on employee quickbooks quickbooks online roundup scag sell the vision seo shell shreaded snow plowing solo sq ft square foot swzt tree tree pics up sell employee web design website website design wood www.greenturion.co.za
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:18 AM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:18 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy