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Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-28-2013, 07:18 AM
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I'm definitely questioning if all of these guys...

I'm definitely questioning if all of these guys are really the FBN type. It seems that there's more and more popping up. For example every neighborhood I've tried to market in is flooded with flyers...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-26-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,758
I'm young at 22 years old and if I keep clean...

I'm young at 22 years old and if I keep clean shaved and all people tell me I look younger than I am as well.

I normally don't have an issue with loosing clients because of it but generally when I...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 02-26-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
I'm a little familiar with Beaufort county but...

I'm a little familiar with Beaufort county but more with the coastal areas. New bern isn't too far from beaufort. I'm in Charlotte and we have mainly fescue and bermuda grass for the most part so I'm...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 02-26-2013, 02:08 PM
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Views: 1,722
Where in eastern NC are you moving to? I'm pretty...

Where in eastern NC are you moving to? I'm pretty familiar with the coastal area's since I'm a surfer. Your biggest change will be the grass type. In MD I guarantee your cutting a cool season grass...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 02-26-2013, 09:50 AM
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Views: 1,722
I'm currently in Charlotte, NC and was very close...

I'm currently in Charlotte, NC and was very close to pulling the trigger to move myself and my family (wife and two kids) to the coast of NC. I'm a surfer at heart and love the beach and have always...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-24-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,796
This is what bothers me "Saber Professional is...

This is what bothers me "Saber Professional is recommended for pre-mix where ISO-L-EGD, JASO FD or API TC is specified." and honestly thats enough reason not to use it. If it was actually certified...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-23-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,796
I've heard some of their products are great but...

I've heard some of their products are great but its just weird that no one seems to carry the Amsoil Sabre professional. I've heard some really good reviews for it and I've heard some horrible ones....
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-23-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,796
Anyone ever try Echo's Red Armor?

At the end of last season I started using Echo's Red Armor oil with good results so far.

I know this thread is opening a can of worms but I'm wondering if anyone has tried the Red Armor and what...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-23-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
I have a Gravely Pro Turn 152 with a 23HP Kohler...

I have a Gravely Pro Turn 152 with a 23HP Kohler EFI and a 36in Gravely Hydro walk behind and from my experience The ztr is faster on certain properties. The ones that are more open and flat the ztr...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-23-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,003
I have had bad luck with trimmers over the last...

I have had bad luck with trimmers over the last year. I started with a weed eater brand trimmer from walmart that I had I had a Redmax BCZ2460S and bought it brand new 10 years ago so its lasted...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-23-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,502
I'm glad I'm not the only one who sees the tons...

I'm glad I'm not the only one who sees the tons of lawn guys popping up. Your right about dressing halfway decently. Usually my clients aren't home because they're at work but I do see their...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 02-22-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,562
That's horrible. I think one of the worst I've...

That's horrible. I think one of the worst I've seen in awhile is a two man crew. One was with a walk behind riding on a sulky as fast as the mower could go and this lawn wasn't even that big. I know...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 02-22-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 860
Bermuda does best when planted when the soil...

Bermuda does best when planted when the soil temperature is above 65 degrees and always plant after the green up of bermuda lawns in your area. So when his front is greened up then you can plant the...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-22-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,502
That is true. I've seen a lot of guys selling off...

That is true. I've seen a lot of guys selling off whole rigs on craigslist before. Usually they all say they're getting out of the lawn business. I do see some that have 5 of the same mower and say...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-22-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,502
I'm not sure all the guys popping up are FBN...

I'm not sure all the guys popping up are FBN guys. A lot of them have wright standers, ztr's, and commercial walk behinds and signs on their SUV's, small trucks, etc...I'm just hoping that they don't...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-21-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,502
I dream of living in Florida so I can cut year...

I dream of living in Florida so I can cut year round. Plus I'm a surfer at heart so being near the coast would be amazing.

Giving a monthly price is actually a good idea. I invoice at the end of...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 02-20-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,383
I haven't gotten into aeration yet simply because...

I haven't gotten into aeration yet simply because my aerator was stolen (I bought a brand new Ryan) and at the time all the rental places didn't have any because they were being rented but I had tons...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-20-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,502
I'm glad that I'm not the only other lawn care...

I'm glad that I'm not the only other lawn care company that offers flat rate pricing. The 16 accounts I currently have all love me for the quality work I do and actually being reliable. I actually...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-20-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,502
I'm not going to lie I'm a solo business and plan...

I'm not going to lie I'm a solo business and plan to stay that way because I like doing it all myself and I like being able to provide the best quality of work possible. I do have much better...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-20-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,502
I love when I see people selling their whole rig...

I love when I see people selling their whole rig on craigslist after the season starts and it gets a little warm outside. It did seem I got the most calls around the beginning of April last year....
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-19-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,502
You do have a valid point but how to target these...

You do have a valid point but how to target these clients is the hard part. Of course door hangars and fliers. I do a lot of advertisement on craigslist and I'm not sure if many high end residential...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-19-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,502
It would seem that they come and go but it also...

It would seem that they come and go but it also seems tons more are popping up. Last year I marketed heavily and was at $25 a cut for anything less than 1/2 acre. The majority of the lawns in my area...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-19-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,502
How to compete?

I'm located in Charlotte, NC and have been in business two years now. The competition is getting worse every year. I constantly see mini vans pulling walk behinds with signs saying "$20 lawn...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 11-16-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,530
The biggest lesson learned was you can't trust...

The biggest lesson learned was you can't trust everyone especially as a business owner. Many people want to get "something" for absolutely "nothing".

Also not doing contracts or even a "one time...
Forum: Promote your products or services 11-15-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,345
During high school I used to build sites for...

During high school I used to build sites for people and honestly to me it wasn't worth the time, effort, or start up fee's to keep it rolling.

I personally never want to do pearl script, html,...
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