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Approximately how long should it take for one person to install a pallet of sod? (about 450 square feet)

Less than 1 hour
17%
1 to 2 hours
48%
2 to 3 hours
24%
4 to 5 hours
6%
Not sure
3%
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Question: Approximately how long should it take for one person to install a pallet of sod? (about 450 square feet)
Top Answer (48% of 29 votes): 1 to 2 hours.

In most cases, it should take no longer than two hours for one person to lay a pallet of sod. However, this may not include the time required to properly prepare the soil.

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Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: It depends on if you have to do cutting
Selena's Landscape, design & Tree Service, LLC
Answer: 1 to 2 hours
Explanation: Depends on where sod is dropped and where its being installed, such as back yard vs front with sod dropped on curb
cayeringservices lawn & landscapes
Answer: Less than 1 hour
Explanation: One should have synthetic turf installed with Greenplay organic infill rather than install sod. There will never be a need to mow again.
Greenplay Organics
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Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: The time will depend on how far the sod has to be moved from the pallet to its final installation. Sometimes there is no way to get a pallet into the back yard, thus adding a great deal of time from walking back and forth to the front of the house to the back.
Backyard Boys Enterprise, LLC
Answer: 1 to 2 hours
Explanation: This widely varies. The time shown is for preperation and installation in an easy to get to area. Sod installation will take much longer in backyards with narrows gates, steps, and areas on steep grades
Walkers Green, Inc
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: If the grade is properly lay out it is possible for one person to lay about 150 SF per hour
Gary Krause Landscaping and Design
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Answer: 1 to 2 hours
Explanation: If everything is ready and ground is prepped
Black Dirt Services LLC
Answer: Less than 1 hour
Explanation: Obviously depends on numerous factors.
BlueMark Water
Answer: 4 to 5 hours
Explanation: depending on the worker some faster/slower
chesapeake bay landscaping
ProMatcher
Answer: Less than 1 hour
Explanation: It depends on the man, distance, and conditions. However a man should lay more tan one pallet per hour. A pallet is around 500 square feet
Fall Guys LLC
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