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          <p>&middot; All jobs are priced by the cubic yard installed<br />\r\n
          &middot; There is a 10 cubic yard minimum locally, see our maps for more detail(click here) or click on the products catalog to see how much the installation will cost.<br />\r\n
          &middot; Price includes material, installation, labor, and minimal clean up</p>
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          <p>We clean up, if there is any, over-spray before we leave. The exception is when the building and/or sidewalk are wet from sprinklers or rain. We will do the best we can with our blowers though you may choose to wash some areas with a hose.<br />\r\n
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          &middot; We can apply soils, mulches, composts, aggregate, playground and safety materials<br />\r\n
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          &middot; There are no unsightly piles throughout the application<br />\r\n
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          &middot; Accessibility to remote areas without damaging tire tracks; can get over walls, fences, and other obstacles with ease</p>
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          <p>&middot; No. Our truck is equipped with a dust suppression system<br />\r\n
          &middot; We carry portable blowers and brooms for cleanup of any debris.</p>
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INFORMATION

FAQ's

Installations, Delivery, and Firewood FAQs

Does Mulch Express provide free estimates?

We do not provide free estimates to measure you property. We recommend that you look at an old invoice that you may have from mulch being previously installed or you may use our material calculator (click here) to help determine your needs. If you still would like to have someone come out we can arrange to have our professional estimator measure your property but you will be charged $50.00 for the measurement. If you sign up to use our service you will have $25.00 credited toward your purchase. If you are a homeowner, contractor, nursery, school, town or building contractor please fill out the form below.

How do I determine how much material I will need?

It is recommended that you put down 3 inches initially and add to that periodically as it breaks down. We recommend a 2″ coverage for weed control unless you are just touching up existing bark. See the material calculator page for pointers on measuring.

What is the cost of blower installation?

· All jobs are priced by the cubic yard installed
· There is a 10 cubic yard minimum locally, see our maps for more detail(click here) or click on the products catalog to see how much the installation will cost.
· Price includes material, installation, labor, and minimal clean up

How far do your blower hoses reach?

Our crews normally carry 250 feet of hose at all times. If the area where you need mulch is farther away from where the truck will be parked, we can add another 200 feet of hose but there is a charge of $1.00 per cubic yard per 25 feet over 200 feet from the rear of the truck.

Will blowing the mulch in hurt my plants?

No. Our installers are careful not to blow directly onto the more delicate plants. We would prefer that your annuals are planted two weeks prior to installation, but in any case, we are always accommodating.

Does it make much of a mess?

We clean up, if there is any, over-spray before we leave. The exception is when the building and/or sidewalk are wet from sprinklers or rain. We will do the best we can with our blowers though you may choose to wash some areas with a hose.
What products can you blow and how far can you reach with the hoses?
· We can apply soils, mulches, composts, aggregate, playground and safety materials
· Our maximum hose length is 450f

Why blow it instead of manual application?

· Achieve a more uniform and even application – with very little waste
· There are no unsightly piles throughout the application
· It is fast and efficient, saving time and money
· Accessibility to remote areas without damaging tire tracks; can get over walls, fences, and other obstacles with ease

How thick can the product be blown?

· We can apply from 1/4″ to 5″ thick or more, depending on job needs.

Is it dusty or messy?

· No. Our truck is equipped with a dust suppression system
· We carry portable blowers and brooms for cleanup of any debris.

How long does mulch last?

Depending on the size and how much you initially put down, mulch can last 2-3 years. The bottom layer will deteriorate first and become a soil amendment. In some cases, customers refresh yearly because they like the look and smell of fresh mulch.

Is your mulch treated with chemicals?

Absolutely not, our mulch is completely organic. It comes straight from the tree into your garden.

Will the mulch attract fleas or ants to my yard?

No, the idea that mulch attracts fleas is a myth.

Do I need to rake out the mulch when you are done?

No. Our finished job is much better than you could expect to do with a rake. We even blow under bushes and trees that you would never consider doing by hand.

Do I need to be home when you do the job? How long does it take?

No with minor exceptions you don’t need to be home. We get good instruction over the phone and some customers leave us notes and indicators where they do and don’t want bark. The average job is completed in 1 ½ hours.

What do I need to do to prepare my yard?

The most important step before installing bark is to pull any weeds that have already begun to grow in your yard. It is not necessary to do more than that. Some people spray weed repellent before installation.

Should I put down plastic or weed fabric under the bark?

Three inches of bark gives you the same weed control without the additional effort. Plastic is never recommended as it prevents water from penetrating through to the ground. It also traps air, causing moldy soil, and eventually deteriorates and falls apart. Weed fabric can be installed, it is up to the homeowners preference as to their adds expense. Some people like the added security of having a weed barrier in place.

How much notice should I give you to get on the installation schedule?

You will receive an automated phone call or email the night before your installation. In the event of inclement weather and a postponement of your installation is necessary, you will receive a phone call that morning to reschedule. In the event you need to postpone or reschedule the installation, please notify us by 9:00 pm. You may do so by either calling 866.mr mulch and leave a message to postpone your order (including your name, address, and telephone number) or email orders@mulchexpressusa.com to postpone your installation.

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