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Forum: General Talk 08-18-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,777
Posted By Norcal
Keep in mind i live in california

I don't know how it works in your state but there is a code in California that says anyone performing work that you are not satisfied with or anyone that damages property is to be informed of the...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-09-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,163
Posted By Norcal
Just stick with it yuour going to do great

Just stick with it yuour going to do great
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 02-09-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,772
Posted By Norcal
good point and me too. I used more expensive walk...

good point and me too. I used more expensive walk behinds unless you are doing acers and acers I didnt get commercial equipment until I had to start wrenching on the box store pro series mower every...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 02-08-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,832
Posted By Norcal
where is this at looks like Cali.

where is this at looks like Cali.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-08-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,389
Posted By Norcal
I hate getting door hangers so I hope it works...

I hate getting door hangers so I hope it works for you maybe put some grass seed in it and put a line in there call me when this needs to be cut.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 02-08-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,761
Posted By Norcal
You would need to rob fort knox

You would need to rob fort knox
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-07-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,476
Posted By Norcal
I agree with the contract thing we don't use them...

I agree with the contract thing we don't use them we have a service agreement and we prefer year round service and if you start a month you finish it. If there is a problem with the service tell me...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-07-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,670
Posted By Norcal
I am with you most of my accounts are pay at the...

I am with you most of my accounts are pay at the end of the month last year i would let them get a month behind and then discontinue service. Well I had to start weeding the slow pay account out now...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 02-07-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,772
Posted By Norcal
if you are at a point to having to hire somone or...

if you are at a point to having to hire somone or buy even a cheep zt buy the zt it will save you time, time is more accounts more ac****s is more money. I had the same issue last summer 77 lawns and...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 11-05-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,420
Posted By Norcal
advertising

Ok I am going on 3 years I started april of 2008 by january I think I had 15 to 20 same deal here there is alot of other guys doing the same thing.
I got in the local paper and this year a good ad...
Forum: General Talk 11-04-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,907
Posted By Norcal
I think your right on some levels start young get...

I think your right on some levels start young get all the learning and mistakes and having to eat crow out of the way and as you get older you will be taken more seriously than when you first...
Forum: General Talk 10-26-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,388
Posted By Norcal
I too earlier this season didn"t schedule...

I too earlier this season didn"t schedule anything for wednesday or Saturday untill i singed 30 new accounts this year. now i do 10 to 13 accounts a day and 28 on Friday so I am also thinking about...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-13-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,404
Posted By Norcal
thanks for the info we made the logo at...

thanks for the info we made the logo at logomaker.com and paid for the rights to that logo. The resolution works good on some things through vista print. I will set the resolution at 300 it told me...
Forum: General Talk 04-12-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,987
Posted By Norcal
I agree with Steve but be honest tell them right...

I agree with Steve but be honest tell them right up front before I give you a bid I am so many days - weeks or months out that way to start your not wasting time even giving them a bid that is to...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-12-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,404
Posted By Norcal
Has anyone tried to upload your own logo on vista...

Has anyone tried to upload your own logo on vista print I tried mine and it said resolution was to low. I was bummed because I actually like the shirt I made but I was afraid It would come out blurry...
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 04-12-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,876
Posted By Norcal
To the cleaning doctor based on your second test...

To the cleaning doctor based on your second test if you pay your salaried employees $455 a week before taxes that is $11.38 per hour Based on an 8 hour day 5 days a week like I said I live in Cal...
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 04-12-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,876
Posted By Norcal
I didn't think I had to point out the O.T. it...

I didn't think I had to point out the O.T. it should be a obvious that you pay overtime all I was trying to point out was if your complaining about the time that he is standing around the shop if he...
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 04-12-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,876
Posted By Norcal
do you have set hours 8-5, 9-5? most jobs I have...

do you have set hours 8-5, 9-5? most jobs I have ever had there is a start time and a stop time most 8 hours if your late you start getting paid when you got there you are required a lunch on or...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-22-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 16,294
Posted By Norcal
How much is the gear box for the stihl to me if...

How much is the gear box for the stihl to me if you edge allot it might be worth the money. If you buy used remember it's used but if you only use it once in a while you should get your use out of...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-18-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 16,294
Posted By Norcal
As far as using a string trimmer it is hard until...

As far as using a string trimmer it is hard until you get used to it. Also its seems most accounts I have that had a previous gardener that used just a line trimmer the line of the grass or where...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-01-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,681
Posted By Norcal
mow depth

I try yo stick to one deck position for every lawn about 3" in the summer months you can explain to the customer that at this length it shouldn't require as much watering also I try not to move my...
Forum: General Talk 09-07-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,495
Posted By Norcal
Most only require $1,000,000 some will not even...

Most only require $1,000,000 some will not even look at your bid unless you have 2 mil ag bigger usually means more I don't actually know the the name of the company I got the quote from look on line...
Forum: General Talk 09-05-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,495
Posted By Norcal
Ray I don't think you have to have a commercial...

Ray I don't think you have to have a commercial lic to maintain say a condo complex or a apartment complex as as long as you don't do any improvements such as grade dig or set grade look into it by...
Forum: General Talk 09-05-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,495
Posted By Norcal
No requirements for fertilizer only weed killer...

No requirements for fertilizer only weed killer don't spray round up or anything like it. You can take a class for the lic and pay a fee for the lic find a mix on line for natural weed killers that...
Forum: General Talk 09-01-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,495
Posted By Norcal
I also live in California as far as maintaining a...

I also live in California as far as maintaining a commercial account eg the same thing you are doing now only on a larger scale. The only thing I have found in order to bid them you have to have...
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