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Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 05-17-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,213
I mow steep hills from the bottom to the top at...

I mow steep hills from the bottom to the top at an angle. Mow up and back down. Or I use my 36 walk behind. Drop the air pressure a bit and mow sideways. Or I line trim it
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 05-12-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,019
I would cancel. I dont got time for it. If I did...

I would cancel. I dont got time for it. If I did keep doing it then she would need to pay nefore I work and the first time she missed I would be done
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 05-09-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,496
Well the first thing you will need is a pony...

Well the first thing you will need is a pony shovel. It will cost 30-40 bucks but are worth there weight. I dug up a 18ft magnolia and loaded it solo in 30min last monday. Took more time to plant...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-03-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,103
Where are you working at in Orlando. 110 is about...

Where are you working at in Orlando. 110 is about standard. Really 100 is standard. But that dont include trees and all that. Dont take this the wrong way man... I've been doing this for about 15yr...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-01-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,480
I have an old lady that pay's by the hour and...

I have an old lady that pay's by the hour and likes to talk as well. Expensive conversation. I would dump them if it would'nt hurt me. Dont mess your self up though. 14 an hour aint a gravy train. It...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-29-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,574
I charge more for being a pita and provide less...

I charge more for being a pita and provide less service. A 100 a month lawn with detail would be a 30 a visit to mow blow and go on a bi-weekly. Alot of times I wont even take them. Just depends on...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-28-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,574
Maybe you have a diffrent market than I. 90% of...

Maybe you have a diffrent market than I. 90% of bi-weekly here simply want that because they have no money. It would cost to much for the time it would take to keep a property looking top notch on a...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-28-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,574
Bi-weekly was a warning sign. Then no money was...

Bi-weekly was a warning sign. Then no money was an alarm. Any bi-weekly you should demand payment before work starts.
Forum: General Talk 04-22-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,990
Yea they aint given up money till the work is...

Yea they aint given up money till the work is done. On top of all the paper work you have, they will likely add a ton more and probly want it done for less than you would do another job of that size....
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-21-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,682
No one can tell you what to bid. We dont know...

No one can tell you what to bid. We dont know what equipment you use or how fast you use it. Why dont you watch the current comp to see their times and number of people working
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-14-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,450
It dont matter how far out the clippings go. The...

It dont matter how far out the clippings go. The key is to leave it nice when you leave. If theres alot of lippings or leaves in a gutter or curb I take and set the edge of the deck on it and mow...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-12-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,450
You always try do discharge the clippings back...

You always try do discharge the clippings back into the turf. So the chute should not be pointed at the road. Nor pointed at the beds. So take a swipe starting at the house blowing into the lawn. Go...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-12-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,139
Some will just giveit to you but alot want you to...

Some will just giveit to you but alot want you to have a design install lisc
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-08-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,327
Well I'm in Orange county so if you need some...

Well I'm in Orange county so if you need some help we have pretty much the same area and material. I see you do design. Do you know how to design or are you just shooting from the hip? I only ask...
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-08-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,485
If your a friend I will not target your clients....

If your a friend I will not target your clients. Everyone else is fair game. You think Coke dont try to get the work from Pepsi? Never make deals like that. I put some fliers on the comunity mailbox...
Forum: General Talk 04-01-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,931
You need alot more info. How many sqft to start.

You need alot more info. How many sqft to start.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-21-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
The only rocks your gonna find around here are...

The only rocks your gonna find around here are the ones someone put in the bed. You know for the most part that it will be a pain here. Out by the beach it might be worse but I have never found any...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-21-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
Very rarely do plants die except for lack of...

Very rarely do plants die except for lack of water or to much. If I did'nt do the sprinkler then thats on them. I'm not replacing a plant because you did'nt take care of them. Most clients are very...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-20-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
Thats why you need at least double the cost. I...

Thats why you need at least double the cost. I offer a 1 year but do not cover acts of God. I also dont cover lacks of water
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-18-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
That would depend on the plant, common retail...

That would depend on the plant, common retail price, and your price. If a bougainvilla goes for 20 at homedepot, and I can get it for 5, I charge 20-25 installed. But the same size 3gal only a...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-18-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
I usually bid by the plant. I at least double my...

I usually bid by the plant. I at least double my cost for plant plus install. Then labor for any extra work that needs done.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-16-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,446
Good to see someone who is openminded about there...

Good to see someone who is openminded about there promo work. All to often guy's ask for help then fight tooth and nail against the guy's trying to help them. Good deal man
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-15-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,446
That price scared me it it done even seem high....

That price scared me it it done even seem high. Use your absolute lowiest price. And whipper snipper dont sound right. Call it weed eating or line trimming or something like that
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-13-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,326
Then take the 50 for removal and charge a...

Then take the 50 for removal and charge a delivery fee
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-12-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,326
30 a ton at the dump. If it's dry thats about 4...

30 a ton at the dump. If it's dry thats about 4 pallets cut with a sod cutter
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