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Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-27-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By avetslawncare
Well, I still have a good way to go but I never...

Well, I still have a good way to go but I never imagined getting to where I am as fast as I have (I started in September 2011, this is when I got out of the Army)....lots of hard work and some luck...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-26-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By avetslawncare
So you have no customers now? Why would you not...

So you have no customers now? Why would you not take it....you should take everything you can get right now.
Forum: General Talk 03-25-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By avetslawncare
How about be more specific...if you want a legit...

How about be more specific...if you want a legit answer with some thought into it then take the time to give us details....pictures help too.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-25-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By avetslawncare
The tipping point was when I can't handle the...

The tipping point was when I can't handle the workload I have now and need to hire another guy asap....I am tired of the guys coming to my house every morning and the driveway being a parking...
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 03-25-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By avetslawncare
I would hire a guy with no experience and a...

I would hire a guy with no experience and a strong work ethic over someone with all the experience in the world.....I can train someone in no time... the little stuff he will catch onto.

The hard...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-25-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By avetslawncare
Honestly my advice...start with residential to...

Honestly my advice...start with residential to gain the experience. That is what I did and now I have a ton of commercial (HOA
s, apartment complexes, etc) and the experience from residential helped...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-23-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By avetslawncare
That sucksss, it's toast now...I will buy it for...

That sucksss, it's toast now...I will buy it for half of what you paid since it is pretty much worthless now :D
Forum: General Talk 03-23-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By avetslawncare
no way....everyone is concerned about the price...

no way....everyone is concerned about the price only. If you do quality work then and charge what it should be charged then you will get underbid all the time.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-22-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By avetslawncare
I would just tell him why your price is "high"...

I would just tell him why your price is "high" and if he doesn't bite then o well....but I wouldn't just give him a price and leave it at that....price seems really high for a homeowner but not for...
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 03-22-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By avetslawncare
looks like someone pruned it like a crape...

looks like someone pruned it like a crape myrtle....probably is just not sitting well in the soil and not getting the needed nutrients. Personally, I would talk them into planting something new.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-15-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,010
Posted By avetslawncare
2 days with 2 guys? I am sorry but...I am just...

2 days with 2 guys? I am sorry but...I am just not agreeing with you on this mulch subject...so you think one guy can only spread 5 yards of mulch in a day? If this is the case then me must have one...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-14-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By avetslawncare
The warehouse is 1,000 sq feet and the office is...

The warehouse is 1,000 sq feet and the office is 200 sq feet...and of course the whole parking area.

I put up racks for everything yesterday and moved some more stuff in there...also got my first...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-12-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By avetslawncare
well I am only renting...it is $800 a month to...

well I am only renting...it is $800 a month to include water and electricty...plenty of space inside...also has a bathroom and one office, so I won't have 1,000,000 papers throughout my living room...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-12-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By avetslawncare
don't go cheap bc you will work twice as hard for...

don't go cheap bc you will work twice as hard for the same amount of $$ if you charge what you should.

Price the yards as they should be priced $40-$50 for normal size yards and take your time with...
Forum: General Business Discussions 03-12-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,644
Posted By avetslawncare
In South Carolina...March for sure, after a few...

In South Carolina...March for sure, after a few days of nice weather....typically someone moved here during the off season and looking for someone OR the guy who cut it the previous year went out of...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-12-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By avetslawncare
Finally got a warehouse

well... i started in september 2011 and have been working out of the house since then....picked up a lot of commercial contracts in the last year (5 major ones in the last 3 months) and finally...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-09-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,010
Posted By avetslawncare
like i said, download the app...it...

like i said, download the app...it helps...especially when it is a job that is going to require 50 yards of mulch....you don't want your estimate to bite you in the ***...and yes, I know basic math....
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-08-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By avetslawncare
well, that just won't work....if you are thinking...

well, that just won't work....if you are thinking of starting a business, you should get all that squared away.....also FYI, there is a company in the area already by the name of holymoly, so be...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-08-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,010
Posted By avetslawncare
google mulch calculator...

google mulch calculator (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=appinventor.ai_Gopherhaul.Top_Soil_And_Mulch_Calculator)....install the app on your smartphone
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-07-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By avetslawncare
if you are serious about getting into it, I could...

if you are serious about getting into it, I could give you some work to get you "jump started"...I am in Charleston but have lots of contracts in The Columbia area...it would be enough work to...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-05-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,205
Posted By avetslawncare
My opinion...why put so much time and money into...

My opinion...why put so much time and money into a trailer that you will grow out of so fast?
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-05-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By avetslawncare
ummm yes...go to home depot...a must have for sod...

ummm yes...go to home depot...a must have for sod and mulch
Forum: Franchise Building, Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, & Innovators Discussions 03-05-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By avetslawncare
I know a lot about them, I love that...

I know a lot about them, I love that company....bc they keep getting fired and taking over their contracts....it is just a franchise....anybody with $30k or whatever their fee is can buy a...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-02-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By avetslawncare
not a problem

not a problem
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-02-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By avetslawncare
thanks all.. and steve... i would never do that...

thanks all.. and steve... i would never do that for marketing... I see companies who do stuff like that and just can't take them very serious...just doesn't seem professional to me.
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