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Forum: General Talk 08-25-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,700
Posted By CFD192
replanting cost

Guys and gals, I need help on this one. I was asked to replant two canadian hemlocks from one location to a location 25 yards away. They are roughly 8 foot tall. I am being asked to give an...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-15-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,900
Posted By CFD192
i have the tank m48 and it is awesome!

i have the tank m48 and it is awesome!
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 05-05-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,396
Posted By CFD192
mulch calc.

I got a question. Have many of you used the mulch calculator and had success with it. I have been using just an eyeball effect and have been coming up around 4 yards short....The reason I ask is I...
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 04-19-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,968
Posted By CFD192
all she told me in our phone conversation was...

all she told me in our phone conversation was "back yard needs some plants or color of some kind." she has a few trees in front and back yard and says they need something done to them, and front...
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 04-19-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,968
Posted By CFD192
Landscape Install

Here is what I have....I have a lady who wants her yard completly redone and uodated. I have a few ideas of what to do. I was wondering if someone had a few common questions to ask the home owner. ...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-21-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,338
Posted By CFD192
how do you like your exmark?

how do you like your exmark?
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-18-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,042
Posted By CFD192
I will try to get some pictures...it also seems...

I will try to get some pictures...it also seems to be in areas where there is alot of traffic. do most of you come to complete stop at turns or what are the hints for the turns...any help would be...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-18-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,042
Posted By CFD192
thanks any other words of wisdom on this would be...

thanks any other words of wisdom on this would be great!
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-17-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,042
Posted By CFD192
burnt grass

ok guys a question for some of you....I have been mowing for years with a cub cadet lawn mower riding tractor 42in, and last year I purchased a commerical cub cadet zero turn 48in to help mow more...
Forum: General Talk 03-07-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,407
Posted By CFD192
here is one we made up and we twicked it a little...

here is one we made up and we twicked it a little there is alot that doesn't to pertain to everyone, but definately spell out what you are purchasing with it whether equipment, or contracts.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-07-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,696
Posted By CFD192
I purchased one toward the end of my mowing...

I purchased one toward the end of my mowing season last year before the leaf cleanups. It works awesome...I had several yards that could be done in 2 hours that took all day with my old blower and...
Forum: General Business Discussions 03-04-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,173
Posted By CFD192
First year 10 weekly customers Second 18...

First year 10 weekly customers
Second 18 weekly 2 one time
Third 32 weekly 5 one time....plus whatever else I can pick up. 10 yards were an add on of another business. Third year is this...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-04-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,634
Posted By CFD192
here ya go

here ya go
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-03-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,634
Posted By CFD192
thanks for the information on the refund...i will...

thanks for the information on the refund...i will def. add that in there!

Jacob, yea our rates around here are $40 an acre. bascically close to a dollar a minute.

thanks everyone
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-02-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,634
Posted By CFD192
okay here is an updated packages with some...

okay here is an updated packages with some changes let me know if you see anything that would put up a red flag for trouble or get me into something i don't want to do.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 02-27-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,284
Posted By CFD192
that is what I would charge... if it seems that...

that is what I would charge... if it seems that they aren't that full, i would maybe charge a little less like half of the price.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-15-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,634
Posted By CFD192
I was just going to add my snow removal on a as...

I was just going to add my snow removal on a as needed basis due to that fact. I really want to do the money as listed because that puts me a little above what i made off each customer last year, so...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-11-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,634
Posted By CFD192
yes it would be by 12 for both residential and...

yes it would be by 12 for both residential and commerical. I always do snow plowing, so I would just incorporate that with the monthly price.
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 02-11-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,609
Posted By CFD192
I like number 10!

I like number 10!
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-11-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,634
Posted By CFD192
anyone?....

anyone?....
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-10-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,634
Posted By CFD192
lawn care packages

For the companies out there who provide annual contracts, could you please give me some input on how you provide those services.

Also say your normal mowing season is 23 weeks, how do you...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-06-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,530
Posted By CFD192
Steve, The only plans I have are to get a...

Steve,

The only plans I have are to get a dump truck or a pickup with a dump to box in and get the vaccum to attach to vac the leaves up into the box of the dump. Here in Maryland we have a...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-03-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,530
Posted By CFD192
I have this particular piece of equipment in my...

I have this particular piece of equipment in my lineup. I would give it a 8 out of 10. If you use it as the main piece you will be unlaoding numerous times. What I have found to work is, take a...
Forum: General Business Discussions 12-17-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,390
Posted By CFD192
current truck is a 2007 with 30,000 miles and 4x4...

current truck is a 2007 with 30,000 miles and 4x4 on it, crew cab. the only downfall is this is my personal vehicle, i am just using for business purpose for this year. Also what are some...
Forum: General Business Discussions 12-17-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,390
Posted By CFD192
whether or not to take on snow plowing as an...

whether or not to take on snow plowing as an additional service. At this years end of season for mowing, I sent out surveys and asked about snow removal. Well beyond my belief, 80% of my customers...
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