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Forum: General Talk 08-20-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,322
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Lightbulb Theft Costs Us All

Not saying you did any wrong, just the same unsolicitated opinion might have been the last straw on anotherways baaaaaaad day. "Hey buddy, you need to..." is a little abrasive. On a bad day I'd pixx...
Forum: General Talk 07-04-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,489
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Steve, I've run into so many situations of loss...

Steve, I've run into so many situations of loss that I've lost count. These clients don't sound at all like cheapskates or losers looking to get over on anything. 4k a year on a single account...
Forum: General Talk 07-03-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,489
Posted By 52BeltDrive
I like the first reply...BUT You're losing time,...

I like the first reply...BUT

You're losing time, time is money...

Money per season sounds good, sounds like a good client. Guessing they would be willing to hear and understand how their new...
Forum: General Talk 04-24-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,484
Posted By 52BeltDrive
I've got a privacy fence against an alley that's...

I've got a privacy fence against an alley that's my worst offender now. Not the homeowner/client's fault but her dog-walking neighbor's negligence...

Found this site and I WILL be posting one of...
Forum: General Talk 04-24-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,484
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Exclamation I've confronted this many ways over many years....

I've confronted this many ways over many years. Some communities have "experts" in the field and if the economy were better we'd see more "removal specialists" out there. If you've got one, meet them...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-27-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,216
Posted By 52BeltDrive
RE: This

"1. Don't bite off more than you can chew. Better yet, don't bite what you don't want to do."

My intention was to provide basic landscape maintenance services at what I (unknowingly) believed to be...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-26-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,216
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Been a little busy...

...and of course that's a good thing. Just now getting to recent email activity.

Do's and Don'ts. Whew, uhhhh. Hmmm?

1. Don't bite off more than you can chew. Better yet, don't bite what you don't...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-20-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,334
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Have you ever run a lawn service? If so, how do...

Have you ever run a lawn service?

If so, how do you provide everything else?

I've never run a housekeeping service, adding lawn service would be a real b*tch.

I never, ever desired to mow lawns...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-20-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,433
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Thanks again, I'm actually enthusiastic to be...

Thanks again, I'm actually enthusiastic to be able to work with the "new" fescue from what I've been able to come up with so far it sounds great. I have a friend that feeds a vet endorsed suppliment...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-19-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,433
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Thanks guys, I have zero experience with the...

Thanks guys, I have zero experience with the stuff (apparently I will soon).

Client has a reasonably nice KBG backyard and wants to redo the place with the RTF. A few weed issues but the lawn is...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-19-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,216
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Whew, that's a loaded question. I'll work on this...

Whew, that's a loaded question. I'll work on this a little bit at a time. I'll get back to ya here in a little bit.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-19-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,433
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Question RTF Grass

Anyone here have personal experience with it? Opinions?

http://www.rtfsod.com/
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-19-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 77,647
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Thanks Mark. I would like to at least try these...

Thanks Mark.

I would like to at least try these and I think I've got just the place. My Mom bought an older house last year with a decent little yard (yard, not lawn**maybe 60% grass at best**)....
Forum: General Talk 03-19-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,916
Posted By 52BeltDrive
That's cool Steve! I'd like to try either one...

That's cool Steve!

I'd like to try either one for a few minutes...:eek:
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-19-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 77,647
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Seriously! Anyone? Claims and sales pitch don't...

Seriously! Anyone?

Claims and sales pitch don't do much for me. I've already got my license and I know my chemicals work as advertised and guaranteed. I'd never give up my license or chemical use...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 03-19-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,671
Posted By 52BeltDrive
New plugs! Cheap, easy and if it's not the fix at...

New plugs! Cheap, easy and if it's not the fix at least you have new ones.

All my bad plugs fired a week earlier.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-18-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,216
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Hey There

Made a few posts and thought I should introduce myself. I've been in the nursery/landscape/lawncare business most of my adult life. Mostly on my own since 1990, it's been a long, hard road. If I had...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-18-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,667
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Time is money. Did you look at that place? $400k...

Time is money. Did you look at that place? $400k easy, if they want mulch removed I'd drive to Cinci myself for that!

Seriously though, some mulches don't break down much (Cedar for one, the big...
Forum: General Talk 03-18-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,916
Posted By 52BeltDrive
Cool Old School

Found this on a blog a few years back...

Even I feel young looking at this:

http://i660.photobucket.com/albums/uu325/Devilman_1965/Web%20Stuff/lawnchariotcirca1935.jpg
:D
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-18-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,021
Posted By 52BeltDrive
My first post here

But...

To me, "competition take-away" would basically amount to under-bidding for numbers. If someone is displeased with the service they've hired they'll probably be looking for you (or someone...
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