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Cost to Install Sod

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install Sodzip code   square feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Sod Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade sod. Quantity includes typical installation waste, fabrication overage, material for future repairs and delivery within 25 miles
214 square feet$25.72$54.68
Sod Labor
Direct labor expenses to install sod.
2.0 hours$61.00$106.50
Sod Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install sod including: soil amendments and planting fertilizers.
200 square feet$6.28$20.00
Sod Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: 5+hp gasoline powered sod cutter - 18" wide by 2 1/2" cutting path.
 $30.00$54.00

Totals - Cost to Install Sod
 
200 square feet$123.00$235.18
 
 
Average cost
per square foot
$0.62$1.18

Cost to Install Sod - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install Sod averages $0.62 - $1.18 per square foot in 2014. This Sod Installation cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Sod Installation project:

1. Set Project Location Enter the location is where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "square feet" required for the project.

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.

Sod Installation - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $0.62 - $1.18 per square foot range for a licensed, bonded and insured contractor and for complex or rush projects. Hire carefully, only after verifying prior work quality.

For the best value on Sod Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install Sod - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install Sod - References



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