Cost of Compost

Item Buy Qty Low High
Material start qty $62.91 $80.22
Labor start qty $155.85 $194.83
Supplies, Tools $46.67 $54.00
Total   $265.43 $329.05

Landscape Area 435 square feet

Material Grade Premium styles

Labor Independent subcontractor

Difficulty Typical complexity/access

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Compost - Pricing and Installation Cost Notes

Homewyse cost estimates are approximate ranges for basic work in typical conditions. The estimates should only be used for preliminary planning. Homewyse estimates are NOT substitutes for quotes from qualified vendors. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for an accurate assessment of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

  • Labor tasks - Distribute and level mulch to uniform thickness of roughly 2".
  • Compost installation costs are commonly quoted from a standard rate and can be estimated/quoted by the service professional after measurement and visual inspection at the job site.
  • The homewyse cost estimates include all typical costs for moving compost from delivery point and uniformly distributing compost on the specific area.
  • The homewyse Compost cost estimates do not include costs for excavation, demolition and removal of existing paving or hardscape.
  • Higher priced Compost may include features/attributes that include richer organic content.
  • Low to High labor cost range differences are in part due to variations in work load, job location and seasonal wage rates.

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