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Forum: General Talk 05-12-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,041
Posted By picframer
I smoke as do some employees but not on a clients...

I smoke as do some employees but not on a clients property unless they light up, not in the vehicles as those who do not smoke may be driving them at some point.
Forum: General Talk 05-10-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,298
Posted By picframer
I had this happen once and what a PITA, however...

I had this happen once and what a PITA, however it was handled properly, I ordered 30 yards of garden soil, they delivered 30 yards of lawn soil so I had to send a bigger tractor to load it back into...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 05-06-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,231
Posted By picframer
Most every state (USA) and province here in...

Most every state (USA) and province here in Canada has a dept of agriculture that you can send soil samples to, best to be sure what the issue is and then treat it from there, here it costs $15.00...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-30-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Poll: Huge Job!!!
Views: 3,029
Posted By picframer
What I have done a few times in the past which...

What I have done a few times in the past which has really saved my butt is explain to the client you really appreciate the opportunity to provide a quote, ask if you could do the first job by the...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 04-29-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,924
Posted By picframer
Is it 2 stroke injector oil or mixing oil? If...

Is it 2 stroke injector oil or mixing oil? If mixing oil, it's the same and I have used it in the past a lot as the marine stores are close to my home, I now however buy Stihl mixing oil by the case...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-27-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,064
Posted By picframer
I do small hedges but OMG I have never herd of...

I do small hedges but OMG I have never herd of one so deep, I was in Vancouver's rich area a couple of years back and was shocked at the hedge size and design and hats off to whomever trim's what I...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 04-17-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,101
Posted By picframer
It's fine for the chain, you want it using a tank...

It's fine for the chain, you want it using a tank of oil to every tank of furl, the more oil the better
Forum: General Talk 04-16-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,498
Posted By picframer
Local By-Laws, I would start at 7 if we could and...

Local By-Laws, I would start at 7 if we could and stop earlier in the day, that would be a dream, we do meet at 6:30 to 7 for coffee etc.
Forum: General Talk 04-16-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,498
Posted By picframer
Depends on what we are doing, tomorrow is a big...

Depends on what we are doing, tomorrow is a big excavation job, we will be on the site 8 to 8 with an excavator, backhoe, loader and two additional staff using brush saws, the client can afford 12...
Forum: General Talk 04-15-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,740
Posted By picframer
I would say right thing, we all have area(s) in...

I would say right thing, we all have area(s) in our cities that is less desirable to work in, I generally state we are currently booked solid.
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 04-12-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,516
Posted By picframer
Just an idea that I use in another business, keep...

Just an idea that I use in another business, keep the details on the package very simple, It should be what it does, the FAB's, Feature, Advantage, Benefit, direct the customer to your website which...
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-10-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,554
Posted By picframer
Google Service Magic Review...read a few, it is...

Google Service Magic Review...read a few, it is not something I would be interested in based on contractor comments/experience.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 04-08-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,416
Posted By picframer
Looks great, I am surprised they do not make you...

Looks great, I am surprised they do not make you wear safety gear, we do if the person is 8' or more off the ground, we use wand extenxions as much as possible as the safety gear is a real PITA...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 04-08-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,280
Posted By picframer
It's actually the law here that any piece of...

It's actually the law here that any piece of equipment that has a seat belt, then it must be worn. I personally find it a pain on some of the equipment.......
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 04-08-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,325
Posted By picframer
Stihl has a boot they call Lawn Grips that I...

Stihl has a boot they call Lawn Grips that I personally swear by as do the staff, they are not cheap however you can wear them all day on a job site and your feet will not hurt at all, they grip well...
Forum: HardcoreUnemployable.com 04-07-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,163
Posted By picframer
Tapped into the network of people I knew,...

Tapped into the network of people I knew, situation is probably different than most as I had a high level banking career in corporate finance, I simply fired off emails, then it was friends of...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 04-06-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,588
Posted By picframer
That is one of the older garden tractors, don't...

That is one of the older garden tractors, don't get me wrong they are excellent machines if taken care of, that is critical, Deere has made major changes to this series.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-06-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,923
Posted By picframer
Just to add to what Steve said: You Need a...

Just to add to what Steve said:

You Need a business plan, determine what you want to do, the equipment you have or will need and for goodness sake know your costs.

If you read the struggles here on...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-05-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,589
Posted By picframer
Thin layer of top dressing and hydro seed it, he...

Thin layer of top dressing and hydro seed it, he will be mowing in two weeks if he goes with RTF Hydro seed.

Top Dressing is not lawn or garden soil, here is the company I use and they explain each...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-05-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,923
Posted By picframer
Cutting prices to get work is in my 35 years of...

Cutting prices to get work is in my 35 years of experience why thousands of companies small and large go under every year.

The entire problem with this industry is pretty much summed up in your...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-04-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,928
Posted By picframer
This is where equipment seems to win, I can...

This is where equipment seems to win, I can spread 16 yards per hour and charge $75.00 plus $65.00 float fee for a total of $130.00, I did three sites today and have two tomorrow.

I fully understand...
Forum: General Talk 04-04-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,608
Posted By picframer
I thought about this also, very good and valid...

I thought about this also, very good and valid points
Forum: General Talk 04-04-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,608
Posted By picframer
Very sad, personally would have fired him long...

Very sad, personally would have fired him long before the video was over for a few reasons, what came to mind is if you had a company truck on the street and people saw this what would they think,...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-03-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,136
Posted By picframer
Our city is over the top on recycling so leaves...

Our city is over the top on recycling so leaves have to be bagged and left at the curb, so I work in the burbs and we do not take jobs where we have to haul away. I have two tow lawn sweepers which...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 04-02-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,390
Posted By picframer
Check with your state tax department, here it...

Check with your state tax department, here it would be against the law to include tax in your rate, it has to be shown seperate and you muct include your tax number on all invoices.
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