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Forum: General Business Discussions 05-10-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,720
Posted By wellbiz
Its hard to tell what kind of hedge it is and how...

Its hard to tell what kind of hedge it is and how overgrown it is. If I were bidding it I would probably charge around $1.00+ per linear foot. But it will depend on your equipment and what you need...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-26-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,085
Posted By wellbiz
I think the most important thing is to know your...

I think the most important thing is to know your costs.
Forum: General Talk 04-19-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,178
Posted By wellbiz
Not before 9am

Not before 9am
Forum: General Talk 04-13-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,790
Posted By wellbiz
I use a standard file folder. I just write on the...

I use a standard file folder. I just write on the front the date, time and task performed. In side is a map to the property and the customer contact information. This year I am going to color code...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-12-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,371
Posted By wellbiz
Let me start off by saying I do almost all...

Let me start off by saying I do almost all residential work, however I have done bids on commercial. What I have found is a percentage of property managers will actively look for companies and may...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-11-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,601
Posted By wellbiz
Sounds good to me. Depending on the job $50 an...

Sounds good to me. Depending on the job $50 an hour is what I use to determine my estimates.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-11-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,862
Posted By wellbiz
Talking Sounds like a nice job. Well you are going to...

Sounds like a nice job. Well you are going to need to figure out how much brick and base material you will need. Need to figure time to remove old sod if there is any, level area, dig base for pavers...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-11-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,039
Posted By wellbiz
Sure is nice. I did a few clean ups last week,...

Sure is nice. I did a few clean ups last week, and have 3 this week. Probably wont start cutting for another 2 weeks. Grass is just starting to grow now!

jay
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-10-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,862
Posted By wellbiz
I am sure we can help. However I think we need a...

I am sure we can help. However I think we need a little more information to go on... What kind of job? What is your hourly rate. What materials are involved.
Forum: General Talk 04-10-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,834
Posted By wellbiz
I would say two on one. But that depends on how...

I would say two on one. But that depends on how you plan to do it and who is running what machinery. Of course I would try it one way one week, and the other the next and see which too the shortest...
Forum: General Talk 04-08-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,249
Posted By wellbiz
Thanks for the idea. I would bid the job, but I...

Thanks for the idea. I would bid the job, but I am too busy to take on a project that is going to require this much involvement and the last thing I want to do is manage un-tested subs. I would...
Forum: General Talk 04-08-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,249
Posted By wellbiz
Good points. The project is from a lead generator...

Good points. The project is from a lead generator and I know there will be 3-4 other contractors bidding on the job. So they wont be left in the dirt. Thanks for the tips.
Forum: General Talk 04-08-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,249
Posted By wellbiz
Steve, I though about it. But sometimes I have...

Steve, I though about it. But sometimes I have learned you have to be careful what you wish for;)

I wont get into the details, but pretty sure house was a foreclosure. Planting beds were overgrown...
Forum: General Talk 04-08-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,249
Posted By wellbiz
Question How to say not interested?

Hey guys.

Was out doing estimates today. Just looking for any feedback or advice on telling a client you are not interested in the project. I went out and looked at a landscape job that is just a...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 04-06-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,358
Posted By wellbiz
Is the warranty for commercial use? You are...

Is the warranty for commercial use? You are probably better off saving your money and buying a true commercial mower or a good used commercial mower if your budget is tight.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-28-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,624
Posted By wellbiz
What kind of brick... Flagstone, pavers, concrete...

What kind of brick... Flagstone, pavers, concrete 2ftx2ft patio stones?
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-26-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,624
Posted By wellbiz
I think we need a little information. Patio brick...

I think we need a little information. Patio brick can mean anything, what are they exactly. Is there a border around this area. It may also help to know what part of the country you are in. In the...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-26-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,291
Posted By wellbiz
Steve, Really isn't that big of a deal. It would...

Steve,

Really isn't that big of a deal. It would be nice for spring and fall clean-ups. However I have a bagger attachment for my Ferris WB that works just fine. May buy the same type for this mower...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-26-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,531
Posted By wellbiz
I use them. Just started this year. So far the...

I use them. Just started this year. So far the leads have been good and I have sold a few really good jobs.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-25-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,291
Posted By wellbiz
Steve, Pros: Price, cutting speed, dealer is...

Steve,

Pros: Price, cutting speed, dealer is less than a mile from my house. Small foot print and lower weight then a ZTR

Cons: Cant have a traditional rear mounted bagger like a ZTR.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-24-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,795
Posted By wellbiz
My bad. I thought the Bobcat mower had a more...

My bad. I thought the Bobcat mower had a more spruce or richer green. My local dealer carries both and they sure look different in color to me.:o
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-24-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,291
Posted By wellbiz
Sorry guys... It is a 2011 Snapper Pro S75X with...

Sorry guys... It is a 2011 Snapper Pro S75X with a 52 inch cut. 22hp Kaw. It is basically the same as a Ferris Evolution. It is basically a hybrid between a stander and a ZTR. It has the...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-23-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,291
Posted By wellbiz
Not my trailer any more...:eek: I posted it on...

Not my trailer any more...:eek: I posted it on craigslist a few hours ago and someone starting in the biz already showed up and bought it. Crazy!!!

Thanks for your suggestions. It was a great...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-23-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,110
Posted By wellbiz
Good question. I personally have a $25 minimum,...

Good question. I personally have a $25 minimum, but in your case it will depend on your hourly rate.

I would take the time you think it will take to service the account and multiply by what your...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-23-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,291
Posted By wellbiz
That was acutally the first thing I tried. My...

That was acutally the first thing I tried. My Ferris Wb is about 2 inches over 5ft from the front caster wheels to the back of the unit (not including handle bars) and thus wont fit sideways either....
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