DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum (
-   Concrete, Stone & Masonry (
-   -   natural stone quoted $26000 (

Anderson67 04-24-2013 06:10 PM

natural stone quoted $26000
I was just quoted $26000 with tax for 7 natural stone pillars I want. They are going to be 2.5' x2.5' x 5' high and owen sound ledge with limestone, they have to pour the foundations as well, but $26000 seems high to me. I thought more like $2000 a pillar not $3500, any help with this would be appreciated, thanks

concretemasonry 04-24-2013 06:19 PM

Are you just asking for generic natural stone or a specific type of stone laid to a specific appearance and jointing?

for a given size, the foundations would be quite generic, but location, depth and access could quickly run up the cost.

Get alternate prices if you do not want to DIY and you should have a standard/specification/plan for comparison if you want a comparison to your expectations. It is easy to find a low price.


stadry 04-24-2013 07:32 PM

how would we know ? no one knows where you are nor if your n-hood's known for attracting higher prices,,, pay attn to dick, 'fish, & t-scar,,, get/draw some specs, plans, & get estimates,,, im-n-s-h-fo, stay off craig's list due to taillight guarantees.

ps - what is ' owen sound ledge with limestone ' ? ? ? wasn't sure if its a column-mounted stereo system or a type of stone :whistling2:

kwikfishron 04-24-2013 07:56 PM

199 Attachment(s)
Ok conc...I enjoy deciphering most of your post but what does "im-n-s-fo" mean???

Sorry, It must be a texting thing, a language I don't speak.:wink:

stadry 04-24-2013 08:58 PM

apologies, 'fish, for the typo,,, must've been too much golf today,,, you know how ' imo ' = ' in my opinion ' OR ' imho ' = ' in my humble opinion ' ? 3 guess's what im-n-s-h-fo means,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,:eek:

Tscarborough 04-24-2013 09:11 PM

Do it your self (that is what the board is for) and save a fortune! The job is worth exactly what you are willing to pay for it.

dakzaag 04-26-2013 03:38 AM

Five pillars... Just for you, I will offer an internet special price of $22,500.00. Call now to activate this one time offer.:thumbup:

747 04-26-2013 01:26 PM

some natural stone can be BIG MONEY Might want to look into something else with the same desired effect.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:34 AM.

vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1