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Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-04-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By shadrach
Fertilizing for hire (in US) requires licensing....

Fertilizing for hire (in US) requires licensing. 100 yards of mulch is a 16ft trailer with 4 ft sides 12-16 times.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-31-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By shadrach
A lot of customers will take care of it for you...

A lot of customers will take care of it for you if you give them the flags, or do it yourself. If you plan on doing a lot of aerating, get flags printed with your business name and phone number on it.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-31-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,384
Posted By shadrach
I offer a discount to prepay for the season....

I offer a discount to prepay for the season. About 1 in 12 take it, but its usually customers I have had for a year or two.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-18-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By shadrach
Look professional - uniform shirts for sure &...

Look professional - uniform shirts for sure & lettering/decals on your truck usually pretty reasonable. Charge what your time is worth, the quality of your work will get you better referrals than...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 03-18-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,567
Posted By shadrach
You should be able to get 20-30. Did something...

You should be able to get 20-30. Did something similar last year in the spring (4000 for 4 weeks) and picked up just under 20.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-16-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,853
Posted By shadrach
Demoed a cheetah for 3 days last year. The...

Demoed a cheetah for 3 days last year. The cheetah felt like it had a higher center of gravity than my TT (08). Didn't really notice a difference in the handling on hills or the quality of the cut....
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-15-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,445
Posted By shadrach
A solo guy drawing unemployment would just be...

A solo guy drawing unemployment would just be paying someone else to do your budgeting for you.
Forum: General Talk 10-04-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,899
Posted By shadrach
I agree with cheese & dlpd in sentiment but that...

I agree with cheese & dlpd in sentiment but that doesn't make it good advice . You can't go back after the fact & try to bill them for more for previous months & the $830 is enough to make it worth...
Forum: General Talk 10-04-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,899
Posted By shadrach
What does contract say? (If it is a situation...

What does contract say?
(If it is a situation where you do the same work every week)
If it is just says $8300/month then I would agree with the customer.
If it says "x" visits per year @...
Forum: General Talk 10-02-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,331
Posted By shadrach
As soon as the pavement is dry, we mow.

As soon as the pavement is dry, we mow.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 10-01-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,639
Posted By shadrach
If you installed it in May & he waited until...

If you installed it in May & he waited until September to complain? Would not worry too much about it, You can't make unreasonable people happy, do not waste your time.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 09-18-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,218
Posted By shadrach
Charge for your time. If a customer does not want...

Charge for your time. If a customer does not want to pay you for your time then replace them with another one the first chance you get.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 09-16-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,525
Posted By shadrach
Check fuses.

Check fuses.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 09-16-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,035
Posted By shadrach
Misunderstood that part from the original post.

Misunderstood that part from the original post.
Forum: General Business Discussions 09-16-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,260
Posted By shadrach
" Bid price is for weekly service. Weekly service...

" Bid price is for weekly service. Weekly service includes ....
Other options may be available,"

I don't think I would put the part for the bi-weekly option in a bid - I would rather have weekly...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 09-16-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,035
Posted By shadrach
Some sort of rewording to cover "excessive...

Some sort of rewording to cover "excessive growth" so you are not stuck with the $5. There is no incentive for him to have you fix the bed properly, the $5 a month is cheaper. Bermuda grass is a...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 09-16-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,035
Posted By shadrach
A weed is a plant growing in a place that it is...

A weed is a plant growing in a place that it is not desired. Grass growing into a landscape bed would be considered a weed. You need to make adjustments to your contract to cover this situation, not...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 09-12-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,961
Posted By shadrach
Might be the guys maintaining the property?

Might be the guys maintaining the property?
Forum: General Talk 08-20-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,111
Posted By shadrach
Evansville, IN

Two lawns that need aerated - one is 3.7k, other is 7.7k. 33"-34" gates that I can't get through & not going to mess with renting a smaller aerator . If anybody is Equipped & interested, send me info...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 08-08-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,952
Posted By shadrach
Would not use it for mowing at all. Higher profit...

Would not use it for mowing at all. Higher profit services & targeting higher income zip codes & it works ok, but have to be quick responding to leads. Don't get a lot of business from it but we do...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-03-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,471
Posted By shadrach
I would bid it. The guy has done it before &...

I would bid it. The guy has done it before & didn't like it, Just bid it high enough to make it worth doing & see what happens.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 08-01-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,937
Posted By shadrach
That is how I have mine set up & people take...

That is how I have mine set up & people take cards from it.
Forum: General Talk 07-31-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,095
Posted By shadrach
I steer people towards email whenever possible....

I steer people towards email whenever possible. Everything is in writing & easier to control when/how long a conversation lasts. It is nice to be able to link to info on website/blog for reference as...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 07-26-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,213
Posted By shadrach
The hedge trimmers are nice & the backpack...

The hedge trimmers are nice & the backpack blowers too. I like the weight & balance on the line trimmers - just don't like the big guards on them.
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 07-24-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,230
Posted By shadrach
I do cards with expiration dates, just never...

I do cards with expiration dates, just never thought to leave it blank to fill in later.
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