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Forum: General Business Discussions 01-16-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By willshome
Florida has more rain talk to someone down there...

Florida has more rain talk to someone down there like Florida Lawn Man he could set you up
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-16-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By willshome
I Know someone that got pb for $0.90 a can at...

I Know someone that got pb for $0.90 a can at home depot
http://*********************.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=18.0;attach=28;image
Try a small wire brush or toothbrush
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-16-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By willshome
That's the service putting wet floor signs out...

That's the service putting wet floor signs out then remove when dry lol
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-13-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,445
Posted By willshome
$30 for a normal size lawn is not that low but...

$30 for a normal size lawn is not that low but when guys think they are getting rich off $20 there is a problem. Think about your costs, then what you want to make a year. Most lawns cost me about...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 01-12-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,067
Posted By willshome
Do you pre chop the leaves with a mow before the...

Do you pre chop the leaves with a mow before the vac or just vac the whole leaf up. You my find it works better a little smaller pieces.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 01-12-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,067
Posted By willshome
That is so ungreen it's not funny. Filling the...

That is so ungreen it's not funny. Filling the dump with leaves is a total waste of space
Bagging is slow, hard, does not look pro
I would check around for places to dump I found 3 around me costs...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-12-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By willshome
$51...

$51 (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Ryobi-Reconditioned-Expand-It-Pruner-Trimmer-Attachment-ZR15520/100648224#) plus get the toro power head...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-11-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,171
Posted By willshome
Go to a body shop and ask if they repair frames...

Go to a body shop and ask if they repair frames or know someone that does or if you send me a few pics I will ask my girlfriends dad what he thinks. He is the shop that everyone sends frame repairs...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-10-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,171
Posted By willshome
Weld it take it to a good shop

Weld it
take it to a good shop
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-10-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,171
Posted By willshome
between cars and decks. good luck in big...

between cars and decks. good luck in big storm
our Condos we
during the storm we plow main drive and blow walkway
plow parking spots after people move their cars
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-09-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By willshome
LOL pushing 2 ft of snow once is just great for...

LOL pushing 2 ft of snow once is just great for trucks

If any new guys are reading this and are having a hard time finding snow work just call a bigger business and ask for their left overs. I have...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-08-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By willshome
One time storm plowing for 17.50 LOL LOL ...

One time storm plowing for 17.50 LOL LOL LOL
Drive across town in a storm looking for a house I have never seen in hopes that I find the driveway and not the grass. Thanks but NO thanks

You...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 01-05-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,358
Posted By willshome
I would LOVE my customer to read all of this...

I would LOVE my customer to read all of this site, to understand a little of what we go through just to make a living

I have customers that thing I don't have paper work or have upkeep on mowers......
Forum: General Talk 01-04-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,441
Posted By willshome
15" here 36 hours with 2 hour break

15" here 36 hours with 2 hour break
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-02-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,479
Posted By willshome
watch your temp gauge plow in first gear change...

watch your temp gauge
plow in first gear
change your tranny fluid
let the trans shift fully into gear before gunning it (when going back and forward)
Forum: General Talk 01-02-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,441
Posted By willshome
That's how I roll $$$$$$$$$$ started @ 3am...

That's how I roll $$$$$$$$$$

started @ 3am salting little plowing
now taking an hour (maybe two) break
Snowing it's *** off now and COLD 7
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 12-31-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,479
Posted By willshome
I charge more for snow blowing then plowing (can...

I charge more for snow blowing then plowing (can do areas that plows can't)
$45 is a good starting spot (you can't do 95 driveways so don't kill yourself for nothing)
you will need at least 2 snow...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 12-31-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,362
Posted By willshome
$12.50 wow do the math 5 mins to the job 30 mins...

$12.50 wow do the math
5 mins to the job
30 mins at the job
5 mins leaving the job
5 mins paper work
5 mins maintenance on equipment

TOTAL 50 mins.

what about fuel, my truck and equipment go throw...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 12-30-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,479
Posted By willshome
If you have never plowed and only have shoveled I...

If you have never plowed and only have shoveled I would start off with snow blowers. Plowing is the fastest way to kill a truck
Forum: General Business Discussions 12-28-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By willshome
for ice some people use ice melt in a sock or...

for ice some people use ice melt in a sock or stockings
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 12-27-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,151
Posted By willshome
I don't understand this whole "I don't do a sales...

I don't understand this whole "I don't do a sales pitch" thing
Any time you talk to a customer your selling yourself to them. If your only selling price then your selling cheap. Part of your sales...
Forum: General Talk 12-22-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By willshome
what are you plowing? If parking lots only, 2wd...

what are you plowing? If parking lots only, 2wd would work 99% but driveways are a pain
Forum: General Talk 12-18-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,902
Posted By willshome
Had two fall cleanups I got snowed out of....

Had two fall cleanups I got snowed out of. Plowing is going well if you like working over night for 16 hours 4 nights in the last 10 days. The $$$ is...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-11-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,053
Posted By willshome
That is how it happens, the pump motor gets a...

That is how it happens, the pump motor gets a dead spot.
Try hitting the tank with the key on "run" then try starting (with in 10 seconds)
if it starts drive right to the shop
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 12-11-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,353
Posted By willshome
Why don't you insert YouTube videos on your site....

Why don't you insert YouTube videos on your site. I am starting to do it on my site. Check out the bottom of my services page
(http://willslawns.com/services.html)
I would say <A...
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