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Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-21-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By patrick6411
Welcome to the forum! You guys are all true...

Welcome to the forum! You guys are all true American Heroes!

If I was in your shoes I would start buying now. I know, I know where you going to store it. Send it home or better yet purchase in your...
Forum: General Talk 03-21-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,662
Posted By patrick6411
I want a copy of your contract, sounds like you...

I want a copy of your contract, sounds like you have all angels covered. Sound advice!!
Forum: General Talk 03-20-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,680
Posted By patrick6411
Turn their asses in, then contact the pizza place...

Turn their asses in, then contact the pizza place and inform them that they are not licensed and you would be more then happy to make a deal on their advertisements lol
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-20-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,116
Posted By patrick6411
I like coffee what side of town you on?

I like coffee what side of town you on?
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 03-17-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,709
Posted By patrick6411
if you have to ask if you should do it then no!!

if you have to ask if you should do it then no!!
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 03-15-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,185
Posted By patrick6411
Whats your average charge?

Whats your average charge?
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 02-23-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,646
Posted By patrick6411
Take this advice!! This man is right!!

Take this advice!! This man is right!!
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 02-22-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,545
Posted By patrick6411
Really lucky it didnít affect you! I figured it...

Really lucky it didnít affect you! I figured it did.
Everything died. I mean everything. My own lawn dried up. My well went dry and I had to drill a new one even deeper. It got pretty bad...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 02-22-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,792
Posted By patrick6411
I visit these homes on the weekend. Last weekend...

I visit these homes on the weekend. Last weekend I visited only about 25, picked up 6 jobs. I think one reason I am doing good here is because I am the only one out this early in the season. Heck I...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 02-22-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,545
Posted By patrick6411
I am on the Gulf so temps are always 5-10 degrees...

I am on the Gulf so temps are always 5-10 degrees hotter here then further in land. temps are crazy!! I am going crazy one day it is 80 the next 70. This morning when I woke up it was 66. Yesterday...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-22-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,858
Posted By patrick6411
Contact a few concrete companies. New...

Contact a few concrete companies. New communities, think out of the box, do this before you buy, it will give you an idea of your return on investment. (ROI)
Also look at the resell value of say...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 02-22-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,646
Posted By patrick6411
This is the best advice you can get. Also go door...

This is the best advice you can get.
Also go door to door. Don't be scared to knock on the door. Dress for the part, don't wear dirty sweating cloths. Don't look like a teenager, the things that your...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-22-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,479
Posted By patrick6411
It will pay off as long as you apply yourself....

It will pay off as long as you apply yourself. The best thing I ever have done is adding my used machine for about 25% of the retail cost. This was a great thing to bring in extra revenue during...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-21-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,479
Posted By patrick6411
Thank you bro. I try to listen to everything...

Thank you bro. I try to listen to everything possible.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 02-21-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,792
Posted By patrick6411
Thumbs up How Aeration is working for us so far this year.

I am in the south, the outskirts of Houston, Texas. So all of this post may not go for your area. Some of it may or at least give you a few ideas.
Ok the last two weeks I have picked up several new...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 02-21-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,545
Posted By patrick6411
I am lower south then you are a little Houston. I...

I am lower south then you are a little Houston. I am aerating my butt off. I will type up a good little post what I am doing to get more aeration jobs. Here in a few minutes.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-19-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,479
Posted By patrick6411
Talking to a customer, who had a slab laid down...

Talking to a customer, who had a slab laid down this past winter he told me the concrete company hired a 3rd party company to grind it out. This is a way to keep revenue coming in during the winter...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-18-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,479
Posted By patrick6411
Before I would schedule all stumps to be grind at...

Before I would schedule all stumps to be grind at one time. Usually setting them off as long as I could. Now that I have my own grinder I am finding business everywhere. I have partnered up with tree...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-16-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,479
Posted By patrick6411
Mine is a Vermeer SC252. One of the things I was...

Mine is a Vermeer SC252. One of the things I was looking for was one that you don't have to man handle. You might want to look into Vermeer line. For a few jobs just rent one. Here is mine...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-14-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,479
Posted By patrick6411
Where are you located? I am in Houston. If you...

Where are you located? I am in Houston. If you are in my area I can help if you if you need it.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-13-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,479
Posted By patrick6411
Craigslist, Ebay and rental companies.

Craigslist, Ebay and rental companies.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-13-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,217
Posted By patrick6411
You and your sister have been with this man for...

You and your sister have been with this man for several years. Why not be straight with him, he may help you guys. Heck he may even let you purchase his business. Itís better to keep him as a friend....
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-13-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,523
Posted By patrick6411
I am already cutting here in the south. This past...

I am already cutting here in the south. This past winter I oiled everything, sharpened blades, and rebuilt a carburetor on a Brigs and Stratton. I also rebuilt an old chainsaw a customer gave me last...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-13-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By patrick6411
1. Contracts- Do I need them? What all should be...

1. Contracts- Do I need them? What all should be included on it?

Depends on you really. I use them this way the customer feels more secure.
Find forms and contracts here...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-13-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,581
Posted By patrick6411
If you have a phone with a camera snap a before...

If you have a phone with a camera snap a before and after image. Make sure to snap them at different areas, each time. Then include these images on your invoices that you mail out. I do this and have...
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