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Forum: General Business Discussions 02-04-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,993
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
Sell some old equipment. Add some quality...

Sell some old equipment. Add some quality employees to the team
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 02-04-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,442
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
Anything residential is crap. If you think...

Anything residential is crap. If you think otherwise then your tripping.
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 03-13-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,249
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
I only pay for work when work is being done. Most...

I only pay for work when work is being done. Most of my houses are 15-20 min apart. I cannot afford to pay them while we are driving. Hell Im not even getting paid. My guys understand that. Work is...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 09-19-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,730
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
Steve, No one waters and no one uses irrigation....

Steve, No one waters and no one uses irrigation. I only have 1 customer who has underground sprinklers. On the Pennisula when its not summer you never need to water. Summer time all the earth...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 09-17-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,461
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
Talking Danger

I highly advise to leave the guard on you trimmer. Do not take it off. Doesnt matter if your in a metal suit your clients property will suffer eventually something will be shattered or dinged. Keep...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 09-17-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,601
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
I just started to wear a dust mask and big...

I just started to wear a dust mask and big difference It makes on my lungs. My lungs had a light weezing from everything in was breathing in. Now its all gone. Pain in the *** to wear but dumb not...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 09-17-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,730
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
Cool Let's Here More Plans

This is my First year in the business and very busy since I opened it. Here in the pacific northwest its slowing down as we head into fall then winter and no one wants to water grass. So my mowing...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 09-15-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,287
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
Talking and the answer is???

Since no one commented , can you help with this steve? i think we all should know this process like the back of our hands.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 09-15-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,782
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
Steve, Thanks man!

Steve your a big help and just wanted to say thanks for all your help and questions he better our jobs and lives.... :cool:
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 09-11-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,745
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
Talking um yeah

I would advice a face shield and putting the trimmer guard back on. Unless you want a shattered tooth.
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 09-06-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,327
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
How to charge clients when bringing on a helper for the first time???? HELP

So I currently charge $40p hr and Im one of the few lic/ins yard guys in my area. I pay my helper $12p hr

and wanted to know do I just deduct that from my $40 an hour or do I say charge 65 and hr...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 09-05-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,073
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
Red face As long as you bag it up she shouldnt have an...

As long as you bag it up she shouldnt have an issue. Up to you. Go back or never go back. Tell her how it is and go from there. good luck
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 06-06-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,465
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
Angry Well I'm Glad most of you understand my...

Well I'm Glad most of you understand my issue.

I'm located in a small town and its hard to find reliable labor help. Otherwise I would have a worker in a heart beat. It rains so much here its hard...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 06-05-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,465
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
Exclamation HELP experienced advice needed please! rainy days!

I live in a area where it rains alot and grass grows every second which is a pain. I live in the Pacific northwest, wa.

1- If I quote a job and it rains for a week and pushes the job back and the...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-24-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,536
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
a rule of thumb I use is look at his house, look...

a rule of thumb I use is look at his house, look at his garage and his cars and other equipment. This is usually a good guide to a well cared for machine, any used machine is a risk however if the...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-24-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,217
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
I have a LOOK brand trailer which is a 5x8...

I have a LOOK brand trailer which is a 5x8 enclosed. Works awesome. I put herculiner on the entire floor and base. Its nice and tall so you can move around in it fairly well.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-19-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,171
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
I went over this with the local Honda dealer. The...

I went over this with the local Honda dealer. The owner tells me one will last you 20 yrs at a commercial type use and the residential model will last you 5 yrs as a commercial use. Residencial...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-19-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,874
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
Honda all the way

I have a local Husky deal and they told me the husky mowers are just a orange craftsman. They do have a cool deck washer. I have been trying to sack up and just by a honda hrc or hrx. The manager at...
Forum: General Business Discussions 03-28-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,095
Posted By baileysgreenthumb
Lawn Business School Grad

So I just graduated from the lawn business school level 1. Just wondering what's next. I dont see any other levels. I would like to keep learning and like the idea of posting the link on my site....
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