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Forum: Truck & Trailer Sign Design, silk screened apparel & uniform discussion 06-28-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By SconsinJoe
I opted to put my signage on my truck rear...

I opted to put my signage on my truck rear windows. Fabricating plywood sides for a trailer just makes it look trashy in my opinion. Plus I have a rack on my trailer so it wouldnt work anyway.
Forum: Truck & Trailer Sign Design, silk screened apparel & uniform discussion 06-23-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By SconsinJoe
Signage..Truck or Trailer?

I use my everyday truck for my business and was wondering if it would be better to put signage on my truck or on the trailer. Problem is, my trailer doesnt have solid sides, its all angle iron. Any...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-17-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By SconsinJoe
Its a combination of both. I'd hate to estimate a...

Its a combination of both. I'd hate to estimate a job for an hour and half and bid high and end up losing it then finding out it would only take an hour. Thats the tricky part for me.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-13-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By SconsinJoe
The estimate I bid on today was a normal size...

The estimate I bid on today was a normal size lawn in the affluent part of town but had lots of good size flower beds and islands so I knew trimming was going to take some time. I estimated 45min...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-13-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By SconsinJoe
That is definitely something to consider. I did...

That is definitely something to consider. I did do my first job yesterday..it was pretty overgrown but the new mower did very well. Finished mowing, trimming, and blowing in 30 minutes and made $30....
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-06-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By SconsinJoe
The grass at the fire station is maintained by...

The grass at the fire station is maintained by our interns. I picked up my ztr today..a toro ss 5000. Its not commercial grade I know, but its a start. But at least I can finally get the ball...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-05-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By SconsinJoe
For now, Im using craigslist and facebook to get...

For now, Im using craigslist and facebook to get the word out. Business cards are literally on the way and I'll be picking up my ztr this weekend. Im not sure if I can afford mailers or door hangers...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-03-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By SconsinJoe
Thanks, Steve! Yeah I've checked that site before...

Thanks, Steve! Yeah I've checked that site before too but found no licensing requirements for general lawn mowing and such so i assume there is none. I dont plan on doing any major landscaping in the...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-02-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By SconsinJoe
So, is filing a DBA the same as being licensed?

So, is filing a DBA the same as being licensed?
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-29-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By SconsinJoe
This is my rig so far..

Taking in my motorcycle next week to where I bought it and trading for a ztr and some cash back.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-29-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By SconsinJoe
I've gotten one call for an estimate already but...

I've gotten one call for an estimate already but I know she has a large lawn and my 21" will take forever. My other question is, how long can I provide this service before I should register a dba,...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-29-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By SconsinJoe
Yes, I just purchased a new walk behind and am...

Yes, I just purchased a new walk behind and am eager to get to providing service. Im still shopping around for a smaller riding mower. I have an ad on craigslist but what other means of advertising...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-24-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By SconsinJoe
Wow..

Nothing? Really??
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-23-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By SconsinJoe
Greetings from Wisconsin

here's my situation..I inherited some money when my mother died last year and had long since put the idea of a lawn care business on the back burner. I bought a motorcycle but hardly ride it now that...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-12-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,205
Posted By SconsinJoe
Do you mean you've seen them out and about or...

Do you mean you've seen them out and about or actually for sale somewhere?
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-11-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,205
Posted By SconsinJoe
A hitch and wiring will cost around 125 and a 4x8...

A hitch and wiring will cost around 125 and a 4x8 trailer 500-600. Im really shying away from towing much with the scion. Ive read many posts on scion forums that towing is NOT recommended due to...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-09-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,205
Posted By SconsinJoe
haha..I "liked" HF on Facebook and now theres an...

haha..I "liked" HF on Facebook and now theres an add right on this page.."BUYONLINE20" is the coupon code....wonder if it will still work in a few weeks.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-09-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,205
Posted By SconsinJoe
I cant seem to find the 20% off coupon...it says...

I cant seem to find the 20% off coupon...it says theres a sale through the 10th but I wont be purchasing it within that time frame.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-09-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,205
Posted By SconsinJoe
I'll just have to watch the tongue weight as it's...

I'll just have to watch the tongue weight as it's only rated for 200 lbs.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-09-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,205
Posted By SconsinJoe
That is exactly what I need! There is a harbor...

That is exactly what I need! There is a harbor Freight about 50 miles from me. Thank you so much for the info Hedgemaster!
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-09-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,205
Posted By SconsinJoe
No, it does not. I would have to buy one from...

No, it does not. I would have to buy one from etrailer.com for almost 100 bucks. Plus some drilling is required on the frame for bolt on.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-09-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,205
Posted By SconsinJoe
Need some advice please

Its been awhile since Ive posted as I landed a fulltime job. I still want to start a lawn care business and since Ive been getting regular paychecks, in the last 2 weeks I have purchased a new...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-26-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,483
Posted By SconsinJoe
Unhappy Well today I tackled getting the push mower...

Well today I tackled getting the push mower operational. I took the carb apart 3 times before I found out why it wouldnt keep running. Once I got it running I mowed my parents lawn with mulching bag...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-25-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,483
Posted By SconsinJoe
Are bid contracts a must have when just starting...

Are bid contracts a must have when just starting out? Or is a verbal contract sufficient just to get started? Also can I get by without a blower and still charge the same rate?
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-24-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,483
Posted By SconsinJoe
I have been on the phone all morning with dept of...

I have been on the phone all morning with dept of licensing and all wisconsin requires is a sellers permit..$30. Insurance has yet to be tackled..can anyone give me an average cost for million dollar...
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