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Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 12-03-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,378
Posted By Dragger
no have not been back by I honestly had forgotten...

no have not been back by I honestly had forgotten about it with all the leaf clean ups i have been doing,will pass by beginning of the week and see what it looks like now
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 11-22-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,521
Posted By Dragger
Not Sure I would agree with that the problem with...

Not Sure I would agree with that the problem with large accounts when your a small business is it hurts real bad in your bottom line if you loose it.

i commercial lot = $3000 a month
...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 11-22-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,049
Posted By Dragger
I like the way that sounds :cool:

I like the way that sounds :cool:
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 11-22-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,932
Posted By Dragger
I would not go to the bank to get started.If you...

I would not go to the bank to get started.If you do then you will have to make that much more each month before you can even think about drawing a paycheck from your company.

The first year will be...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 11-21-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,049
Posted By Dragger
Talking Sucks to be a business owner at times only you...

Sucks to be a business owner at times only you can know what you can live and sleep with my friend,

Do what your makes you sleep the best at night
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 11-21-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,378
Posted By Dragger
Well I did not get the job but I am sure she will...

Well I did not get the job but I am sure she will not be happy with the service she gets .
She wanted it all cleared out down to the brick pavers 2 trees trimmed and all the brush cleared out and...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 11-21-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,049
Posted By Dragger
If she is a good customer I would head back out...

If she is a good customer I would head back out there to take care of it ,they seem to forget leaves fall for a month or more depending on where your at.
The fact that your doing snow removal for her...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 11-17-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,378
Posted By Dragger
Thanks for the replys guys and i was thinking the...

Thanks for the replys guys and i was thinking the 1k range also and no room for a roll off dumpster really its a very narrow alley barley get my pick up in so will use 1 ton dump truck ,

will let...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 11-17-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,378
Posted By Dragger
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<iframe width="640" height="480" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0"...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 11-17-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,378
Posted By Dragger
What a mess

Had a phone call yesterday from a lady that wished to meet Saturday to look at her property.
She stated the rear yard had not been taken care of and needed some work ,I swung by this morning to take...
Forum: General Business Discussions 11-16-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,905
Posted By Dragger
no idea how much to offer but the price seems...

no idea how much to offer

but the price seems very low on the amount of work and billing your going to have to do for 100 usd a month per job.
and I am guessing with 300 stores your going to be...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 11-15-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,346
Posted By Dragger
Hi Welcome to the Forum and I am sure you will...

Hi
Welcome to the Forum and I am sure you will find lots of advice and help with in its pages.

I would Just start banging on doors to get added to the bidding list, email letters to the stores or...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-09-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,156
Posted By Dragger
your prices may be why your seeing lack of work...

your prices may be why your seeing lack of work .

Here in Virginia my small city yards are $30 and an acre is $50 .I cut an acre in about an hour so $50 an hour is what I base my price on.
As far as...
Forum: General Talk 11-03-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,602
Posted By Dragger
I mark them in the fall not normally this early...

I mark them in the fall not normally this early but in November when I have signed contracts in hand.
The stakes stay up all winter long,just have to explain to the customer what there purpose is...
Forum: General Talk 10-31-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,822
Posted By Dragger
Actually leaf removal had just started here most...

Actually leaf removal had just started here most of the leaves are still on the trees,and yes it was a slick mess on the roads.

not gonna get any work done today half the snow melted and half still...
Forum: General Talk 10-31-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,602
Posted By Dragger
I mark my drives with stakes and ALWAYS repair...

I mark my drives with stakes and ALWAYS repair any damage in the spring,gonna catch a bit of turf every now and then but those who are serious about plowing will repair there mistakes when spring...
Forum: General Business Discussions 10-30-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,598
Posted By Dragger
I have vonage for home/business number and cell...

I have vonage for home/business number and cell phone .my vonage is set up so that it always rings my cell phone at the same time it rings my house/business number.

When at home I can answer either...
Forum: General Talk 10-30-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,602
Posted By Dragger
thought I was ready but apparently the plow truck...

thought I was ready but apparently the plow truck thought better .
Night before the snow no wipers so traced it to the wiper motor 30 mile drive to town to get parts and have wipers again.

Then...
Forum: General Talk 10-30-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,822
Posted By Dragger
and one more...

and one more pic.

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Forum: General Talk 10-30-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,822
Posted By Dragger
Oct. 29 West Virginia Snow pics.

Well hard to believe snow in Oct. but here it is and even the ones who could not drive made it to snow plow site...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 10-14-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,555
Posted By Dragger
could have been done in a couple hours with a...

could have been done in a couple hours with a back hoe so probably about 20 hours faster at least
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 10-12-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,555
Posted By Dragger
just working on it in my spare time right now as...

just working on it in my spare time right now as he is in no hurry and pretty much right on schedule I figured 15-20 minutes a bush and its been right in there
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 10-11-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,555
Posted By Dragger
my kingdom for a back hoe

My best paying customer needed 41 reed bushes removed:eek: he calls them reed bushes no idea what the real name is...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 10-11-2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,493
Posted By Dragger
leaves are barley falling off the trees here yet...

leaves are barley falling off the trees here yet .But I have already been signing snow plow contracts so not to early to think of snow removal.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-08-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,166
Posted By Dragger
you can just crawl under the truck and clean any...

you can just crawl under the truck and clean any mud and caked on grease from the outside of the joint , then grab a hold of it and twist/turn it and look for any play in it. Check the bolts on the...
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