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Forum: General Talk Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,773
Posted By Chilehead
Yes, bear repellant is the way to go. It will...

Yes, bear repellant is the way to go. It will deter/disorientate any mammal in North America. It's great to have on hand if you have to go mow in 'da hood.:D
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 06-29-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,802
Posted By Chilehead
I do steer them towards wood with the reasons I...

I do steer them towards wood with the reasons I listed above.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 06-26-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,802
Posted By Chilehead
I personally prefer wood mulch. It is readily...

I personally prefer wood mulch. It is readily available, spreads easier, and nearly everyone is familiar with it.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 06-26-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,802
Posted By Chilehead
Nearly everyone I know charges by the yard. I've...

Nearly everyone I know charges by the yard. I've worked with rubber mulch before and understand the work required to break up the clumps. If I were you, I would charge for the price of the mulch...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 06-22-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,023
Posted By Chilehead
Here's a lesson to be learned (I am now...

Here's a lesson to be learned (I am now transitioning to philosophical mode:cool:).....
When people behave in an irrational manner, hurling insults and condescending comments like a crazed maniac, it...
Forum: General Talk 06-22-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,034
Posted By Chilehead
Breaking a route to satisfy one customer is also...

Breaking a route to satisfy one customer is also a disservice to all your other customers. Every successful company in the world has a set of systems, policies, and procedures. Yours should be no...
Forum: General Talk 06-21-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,906
Posted By Chilehead
I use PayPal Business Standard, and Flint on my...

I use PayPal Business Standard, and Flint on my smartphone.
Forum: General Talk 06-21-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,034
Posted By Chilehead
Any customer who you need to remind (perpetually)...

Any customer who you need to remind (perpetually) to pay you is a detriment to your bottom line. If I were you, I'd collect what's due you and drop her as a customer.
Forum: Community Assistance 06-16-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,075
Posted By Chilehead
I wish I could get someone to just apply. I am...

I wish I could get someone to just apply. I am discovering that if I want a decent hired hand, I need to figure out how to crack the culture. All the stuff you hear about what millennials want...
Forum: Community Assistance 06-16-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,075
Posted By Chilehead
BigLee, What you have demonstrated by initiating...

BigLee,

What you have demonstrated by initiating a public, non-solicited apology is to be commended. With humility comes honor, but arrogance is the wine of fools. One thing I have learned and...
Forum: General Business Discussions 06-12-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,592
Posted By Chilehead
BAM! You hit that nail dead on! Kudos! I think...

BAM! You hit that nail dead on! Kudos! I think all government subsidies/social programs need to be terminated. They have enabled the populous to decline in self sufficiency and independence. Maybe I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 06-09-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,243
Posted By Chilehead
Your site has a fresh, modern layout and looks...

Your site has a fresh, modern layout and looks professional. One thing I would do is rearrange how you list your services. They seem to be intermingled a bit.
Forum: General Business Discussions 06-08-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,592
Posted By Chilehead
I think the culture of the Gen-X/Millennial...

I think the culture of the Gen-X/Millennial generations despises any non-white collar job, especially those where one will sweat and get dirty. Fact is, they really don't know what they're missing....
Forum: General Business Discussions 06-07-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,592
Posted By Chilehead
This year has been very mixed for me. I spent...

This year has been very mixed for me. I spent last winter ramping up my marketing efforts for greater online exposure. It payed off because I have had my best year financially, thus far. The two...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 06-06-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,285
Posted By Chilehead
What kind do you have? I use a Mascot 18.

What kind do you have? I use a Mascot 18.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 06-03-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,285
Posted By Chilehead
Sand contains no organic content. Organic content...

Sand contains no organic content. Organic content is good (healthy) for turf, and will retain moisture. This is what you want for bermuda, especially considering that bermuda's root system is...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 06-02-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,285
Posted By Chilehead
Sounds like what you're mowing is Tifway 419....

Sounds like what you're mowing is Tifway 419. Fact: it is not all that great. If you want really good golf course bermuda, try TifGrand or Princess 77 for Fairways, and TifEagle for greens. Tifway...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-02-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Chilehead
Welcome, Matthew. Starting as a single-person LLC...

Welcome, Matthew. Starting as a single-person LLC is a smart move. As your business grows, the option of going INC may prove necessary.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-02-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Chilehead
Welcome to the forum, Mike. Best wishes in your...

Welcome to the forum, Mike. Best wishes in your venture.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-31-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,830
Posted By Chilehead
Check this out...

Check this out http://www.lawnandlandscape.com/Article.aspx?article_id=9788

And this one http://www.turfmagazine.com/services/equipment-theft/
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-30-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,830
Posted By Chilehead
I'll tell ya, Steve, the idea of a bait trailer...

I'll tell ya, Steve, the idea of a bait trailer has crossed my mind several times. However, I don't think that the police would be interested in baiting for LCO equipment theft because it is too...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-29-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,830
Posted By Chilehead
I've got insurance. $10000.00 coverage with...

I've got insurance. $10000.00 coverage with $500.00 deductible. Cost me a little over $200.00 a year. I was told by my agent not to use it except for the catastrophic loss like a trailer getting...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-29-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,830
Posted By Chilehead
Who knows. Like I said, Atlanta is cutthroat....

Who knows. Like I said, Atlanta is cutthroat. Right now, I am really close to landing a 5-figure contract for the common grounds of a high-end subdivision. A well-known company that does 8 figures...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-28-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,830
Posted By Chilehead
No, no additives. I only use fuel stabilizer in...

No, no additives. I only use fuel stabilizer in the winter, but this happened in the end of August. I will tell you that the sheer amount of grooves on the piston walls/pistons, and rust on every...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-28-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,830
Posted By Chilehead
The salt water destroyed the Kawasaki engine on...

The salt water destroyed the Kawasaki engine on my Exmark walk-behind. What alot of the scum will do here is boil the water before adding the salt. This creates what's called a supersaturated...
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