Landscaping (cont.)
Redwood benderboard, staked redwood [view picture]
  5/16" x 4" BL@.011 LF .28 .33 .61
  5/8" x 3-3/8" BL@.016 LF 1.25 .48 1.73
  5/8" x 5-3/8" BL@.016 LF 1.62 .48 2.10
Roto-tilling light soil
  To 4" depth BL@.584 CSY — 17.40 17.40
Sodding, no soil preparation, nursery sod, Bermuda or Blue Rye mix
  Per SF (500 SF minimum charge) BL@.013 SF .41 .39 .80
Hydroseeding subcontract (spray application of seed, binder and fertilizer slurry). Costs will vary based upon site conditions, quality/type of seed. For areas greater than 10,000 SF, see the hydroseeding cost in the commercial section.
      1,000 to 2,000 SF job — MSF — — 180.00
      2,001 to 4,000 SF job — MSF — — 150.00
      4,001 to 6,000 SF job — MSF — — 120.00
      6,001 to 10,000 SF job — MSF — — 110.00
Lath
Gypsum lath, perforated or plain, 1/2" x 2' x 8' sheets. Add the cost of gypsum base and finish plaster, includes 10% for waste and fasteners.
    On walls, nailed or stapled BR@.090 SY 2.94 3.18 6.12
    On walls, clipped BR@.095 SY 3.05 3.35 6.40
    On ceilings, nailed or stapled BR@.125 SY 2.94 4.41 7.35
    On ceilings, clipped BR@.130 SY 3.05 4.59 7.64
    Add soffits, arches — % 10.0 35.0 —
Steel lath, diamond pattern (junior mesh), 27" x 96" sheets, nailed to walls. [view picture]
    1.75 pound BR@.076 SY 2.58 2.68 5.26
    2-1/2 pound, galvanized BR@.076 SY 3.04 2.68 5.72
    2-1/2 pounds, paper back, dimpled BR@.076 SY 3.94 2.68 6.62
    3.4 pounds, galvanized BR@.076 SY 4.17 2.68 6.85
    3.4 pounds, paper back BR@.076 SY 3.72 2.68 6.40
    3/8" hi rib, 29 gauge BR@.076 SY 5.11 2.68 7.79
    Add for ceiling applications — % — 25.0 —
Galvanized stucco netting, 1-1/2" mesh, per roll, nailed to walls
    36" x 150', 20 gauge BR@2.80 Ea 55.30 98.80 154.10
    36" x 150', 17-gauge BR@2.80 Ea 64.50 98.80 163.30
    36" x 100', 17-gauge paper back BR@2.80 Ea 65.90 98.80 164.70
    6" x 50' stucco repair net — Ea 13.10 — 13.10
Corner bead, 26 gauge, 8' to 12' lengths. [view picture]
    Expanded corner bead, 8' long BR@.027 LF .64 .95 1.59
    Expanded corner bead, 10' long BR@.027 LF .61 .95 1.56
    Cornerite corner bead, 3" x 3" x 8' BR@.027 LF .32 .95 1.27
    Cornerite plaster corner, 2" x 2" x 4' BR@.027 LF .61 .95 1.56
    Cornerite stucco corner, 3" x 3" 8' long BR@.027 LF .44 .95 1.39
    Short flange corner bead, 8' long BR@.027 LF 1.03 .95 1.98
    Plaster J-trim, 1-3/8" wide x 10' long BR@.027 LF .65 .95 1.60
Casing beads
    Short flange, 1/2" x 10' long BR@.025 LF .43 .88 1.31
    Short flange, 7/8" x 10' long BR@.025 LF .43 .88 1.31
    Expanded flange, 3/4" x 10' BR@.025 LF .24 .88 1.12
Expansion joint, 26 gauge, 1/2" ground BR@.050 LF 1.63 1.76 3.39

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