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Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-05-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By donslawns
about 6 hours or so total there's some before...

about 6 hours or so total

there's some before and after pics on my ad below of the field...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-03-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By donslawns
I'm not really sure what I should charge or...

I'm not really sure what I should charge or should I just be bold with them and ask what the last landscaping company charged and negotiate with them?
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-02-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By donslawns
Help with Estimate

I need to bid on a big job at a Chinese Immersion School the property is 540' x 270' around each building are various shrubs and hedges and lawn, that field area is about 135' x 135' each building is...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-12-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,812
Posted By donslawns
Belt tapping against deck (Toro Turfmaster 30")

hey all..I just bought a new Toro Turfmaster 30" commercial mower and I like it alot, except for an annoying tapping noise from the blade belt when you engage it, I took it back to the dealer where I...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 09-20-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,739
Posted By donslawns
not yet he said hes thinking about it,that is...

not yet he said hes thinking about it,that is typical of gas station owner though they always want things for nothing, last guy was getting 150 a month to maintain the grounds and extra for the...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 09-19-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,739
Posted By donslawns
hi Steve, I always use a Shindaiwa multi Purpose...

hi Steve,
I always use a Shindaiwa multi Purpose tool with the hedge trimmer attachment they are great, and either my 10' or 16' foot Orchard ladder
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-14-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,739
Posted By donslawns
I have a Shindaiwa Multi -Purpose tool and will...

I have a Shindaiwa Multi -Purpose tool and will be using the hedge trimmer attachment, its not a hard job really as the hedge is only 2 feet wide..its just long, I am very good at using...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-13-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,739
Posted By donslawns
Help estimating hedges

I need help estimating this hedge trimming job...this back hedge is 10 feet tall and 200 feet long X 2 feet wide mostly cedar, also various other shrubs around property..any help would be...
Forum: Community Assistance 01-19-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,025
Posted By donslawns
Re: I want to fire my lawn care business partner.

it seems obvious that even tho you both started this business together you are the main worker and use your truck and majority of equipment is yours..as said before I would offer him either a buy out...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-19-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,269
Posted By donslawns
I have got alot of jobs from craigslist myself,...

I have got alot of jobs from craigslist myself, the key is to be diligent with it, get your free ads in there before you go out each day, it pays off, I have got many jobs through craigslist and then...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-16-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,956
Posted By donslawns
Hi Steve, yes well many things i would have done...

Hi Steve,
yes well many things i would have done differently, for one, its the slow season and I really needed the work and if I wasn't so desperate for work I would have been firm on the client...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-15-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,956
Posted By donslawns
Cedar & Hedge, before and after

well I finished the hedge...got some before and after shots, BIG JOB, I originally thought around $800 but only got $700, I had to rent a ladder and with dump fees came close to 200, so I only made...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 11-21-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,956
Posted By donslawns
Laurel and Evergreen hedges

heres a couple other jobs I recently done a Laurel and Evergreen hedge. the Laurel was about 8 feet high 8 feet wide by 50 or so... the Evergreen it was huge and long, very hard to do, they had...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 11-20-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,956
Posted By donslawns
hi Steve, I have a shindaiwa multi purpose tool...

hi Steve,
I have a shindaiwa multi purpose tool with a 6' long extention pole chain saw, I will be using a 16 foot orchard ladder, Im just gues-timating but I think I could bang the job off in a day,...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 11-19-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,622
Posted By donslawns
I have done many many hedges over the years since...

I have done many many hedges over the years since 1990 and have always priced by the job, for me its alot easier this way, I have an eye for it from start to finish
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 11-19-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,956
Posted By donslawns
help with cedar and hemlock hedge estimate

I need help estimating a cedar and hemlock hedge, he wants half of it taken off, Its approx 30' high x 10' wide x 50' total length?, I figure around 800 with dump fees, your input would be...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-15-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,870
Posted By donslawns
hello fellow Landscapers!

hello..my name is Don, I live in North Vancouver, BC, Canada, I'm new to this forum, I have been in business part time since 1991 also working other full time jobs but this last yr I have been...
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