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Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 07-28-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,989
Posted By cuttingedgeron
Question What is your biggest property??

I saw a post about this so I wanted to start a new thread on it. Elaborate a little on your property. Here are some of the questions that I thought about and I will write down my answers as well. ...
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 07-17-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,013
Posted By cuttingedgeron
So what are the steps I need to do? I might only...

So what are the steps I need to do? I might only have a worker a week or so. Would this even be worth it? Thoughts??
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 07-15-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,518
Posted By cuttingedgeron
All my answers in bold above.

All my answers in bold above.
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 07-15-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,013
Posted By cuttingedgeron
Question Paying employees under the table.....or not...

So, I have been in business for about two years now. I hire help when needed and pay them $10 an hour. Most of the time I just hire on bigger lawns, busy days, or other big landscape projects. So,...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 07-10-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,687
Posted By cuttingedgeron
size of block is 11.2 inches long. Total feet...

size of block is 11.2 inches long. Total feet would be 90 ft. I have about 400 block to lay down.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 07-09-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,687
Posted By cuttingedgeron
Just laying block with of course sand and gravel...

Just laying block with of course sand and gravel underneath.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 07-08-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,687
Posted By cuttingedgeron
Need help with bid on landscape block

Hey guys. I have in materials calculated $900 in blocks and maybe another $100 in sand/gravel to lay down as base. The wall will never get 3 high at the most. So, what would you charge for labor for...
Forum: Promote your products or services 04-09-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,992
Posted By cuttingedgeron
I like to know your prices on shirts please.

I like to know your prices on shirts please.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-08-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,712
Posted By cuttingedgeron
Wow....now that is a nice profit. According to my...

Wow....now that is a nice profit. According to my Math, sounds like a profit over $7,000 for your crew over two days. Very nice.
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-05-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,708
Posted By cuttingedgeron
When to mow, collect, when do they pay...etc...

The title is broad, I know. My question is, do you mow when the customer calls you or do you come on your own time? How is your schedule set up? Also, how are you guys collecting payment? Go to the...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-29-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,508
Posted By cuttingedgeron
Whether its 5, 10 or more yards. Go for it. It's...

Whether its 5, 10 or more yards. Go for it. It's a great deal since their in one central location. Go just below your rate depending on how many want to sign up under you.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-29-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,508
Posted By cuttingedgeron
First off, I like your business name. :) 38...

First off, I like your business name. :)

38 yards in that neighborhood? That is some dough right there. I would offer them a similair deal. Their all grouped together so no issue on getting from...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-29-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,646
Posted By cuttingedgeron
I believe I will wait it out. If he decides to go...

I believe I will wait it out. If he decides to go with the other guy still, so be it. I just can't now for that low. The ball is in his court now, his play.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-28-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,646
Posted By cuttingedgeron
So, I gave the guy another call and told him my...

So, I gave the guy another call and told him my options on how I can save him some money. He still said that Im almost double from what the last guy charged him. I explained to him, yes I am, but...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 03-28-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,560
Posted By cuttingedgeron
The site says GX200 replacement parts. Is this...

The site says GX200 replacement parts. Is this for many mowers and equipment or just a certain kind?
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-24-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,646
Posted By cuttingedgeron
No, I guess you misunderstood what I wrote. I...

No, I guess you misunderstood what I wrote. I would mow the smaller property every week and then the bigger one, the 13.8 acre property every 10 days. So that cuts one mow out of the big property.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-24-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,646
Posted By cuttingedgeron
Here are some options I thought and this would be...

Here are some options I thought and this would be my last resort. No going any lower on price.


1. Pay one month up front and I will give a 15% discount on big property.

2. Keep the $425/week and...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-24-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,646
Posted By cuttingedgeron
Thats some good ideas. I can also say, if he can...

Thats some good ideas. I can also say, if he can afford it, if you pay up front for the month, I can give you a discount, maybe 10-15% or another option. I could also say, the smaller property you...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-24-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,646
Posted By cuttingedgeron
Every 10 days perhaps?

Every 10 days perhaps?
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-24-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,646
Posted By cuttingedgeron
So are you saying, call him a second time and see...

So are you saying, call him a second time and see about mowing 3 x month?
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-22-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,646
Posted By cuttingedgeron
Well Im going to wait it out. I just told him to...

Well Im going to wait it out. I just told him to think about it and call me if interested. The ball is in his court now.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-22-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,646
Posted By cuttingedgeron
Toro 60 inch cut. He said weekly though. Cant...

Toro 60 inch cut.

He said weekly though. Cant argue with that.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-22-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,646
Posted By cuttingedgeron
Not sure if its quality work or not, but the...

Not sure if its quality work or not, but the owner did mention whenever I asked him the first time I met him, Why are you looking for someone else to mow your lawn? He then told, well I wanted my...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-22-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,646
Posted By cuttingedgeron
Well I decided to call the guy today right before...

Well I decided to call the guy today right before 5, central time. He had two full days to look at the bid. So what he said was the my $425 for the 13.8 acres was a little high. I would be paying...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-22-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,646
Posted By cuttingedgeron
Who would really pay $45-60 an acre? That is...

Who would really pay $45-60 an acre? That is $550-$700 +. I don't think some one will pay that a week here anyways. That would be well over $2,000+ a month.
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