What’s the Cost to Sod a Yard?

How to Calculate the Cost to Sod a Yard

Call 281-431-7441 for more information or advice about the cost to sod a yard with grass from Houston Grass.  In this video, Houston Grass Owner Michael Romine talks about how you can calculate the cost to buy and install grass sod for your yard.  Prices can change so please call us or send us an email through our contact form to get the latest prices.  Please click this link for our pricing page.

Summary of the Cost to Sod a Yard Video

How much does it cost to sod a yard? We talked a little bit earlier about how to install the grass. I would say if you’re trying to calculate how much it’s going to cost I mentioned the pricing on a per pallet basis and again it does matter how many pallets you’re getting.

We do give quantity discounts, so the more you buy the cheaper it is. Also, the more you buy makes the delivery a little bit less expensive as well. It’s just the way we do it. The way that we calculate the amount of sod you need is to go in your yard and make as many rectangles as we can and calculate the length times the width of each of these rectangles, like you learned in junior high.

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What’s the cost to sod a yard?

Figure your square footages for each of these rectangles and then add them all together and divide by 450 square feet because all of our pallets, no matter what variety we’re talking about, are 450 square foot pallets. And then you just multiply by the number of pallets you need by the price of the grass sod you want to install. And, of course installation is $55 per pallet if you’d like for us to install it it (installation prices have changed).

Please call us at 281-431-7441 to check for current grass and installation prices

If you have vegetation or weeds or existing grass in your yard or your yard needs additional preparation work, that is assessed on a case-by-case basis by our installer. He would come out and take a look at it and let you know what all he thinks the scope of work is going to be. If it’s a fairly clean project area, you just have to figure out your square footage and once you do that and you divide it by 450 square feet on a pallet and that will pretty much let you know where your cost to sod your yard is going to be.

Some people try to cut the cost to sod their yards by skipping preparation and installing grass sod over old grass and others might try to save money by laying the sod pieces in a checkerboard pattern across their yards, hoping that the sod pieces will eventually grow to fill in the open spaces.  Those are not wise strategies and you’ll pay more over the long run in time and chemicals to fix the problems than if you did it right the first time.  If you have questions, please call us at 281-431-7441.

Call 281-431-7441 for a Quote Price for Your Project

Our costs and prices can change based on several factors.  However, if you call our office we can quote you a price and answer your questions.

Our office is located on McKeever Road, which is near the Highway 6 intersection with FM 521 in Arcola.  We have sample plots of most of the varieties of grass we sell at our office so you can barefoot test each one if you’d like.  You can also pick up grass sod at our office or we’ll deliver to your project site.  We’re believe we have the best quality grass sod you can buy in the Houston area, so come out and see us.

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