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Forum: General Business Discussions 04-22-2009, 10:03 AM
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Posted By Metro Lawn
Annual DOT Inspection Forms & Medical Cards

All commercial vehicles and drivers need these. I have been told that many guys can't find these forms. They are on...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-15-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,790
Posted By Metro Lawn
Yes, exactly right

Yes, exactly right
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-14-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,790
Posted By Metro Lawn
Foreman 20% Crew 15%

Foreman 20% Crew 15%
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-14-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,790
Posted By Metro Lawn
I would guess the biggest thing is to have some...

I would guess the biggest thing is to have some money in reserve. I suggest having 4-5 months worth to cover all of your expenses and to give time for your cash flow to start flowing.

My workers...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 10-13-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,214
Posted By Metro Lawn
For Sale: Liquid De-Icing Sprayers $1195.00

Forum Members Save $100 off the normal price of $1295

SAVE up to 75% over SALT



NEW LIQUID DEICING UNITS

ICE CONTROL:
Forum: Promote your products or services 10-13-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,722
Posted By Metro Lawn
Ok, thanks

Ok, thanks
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-13-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,790
Posted By Metro Lawn
I never worked solo. I bought an existing route....

I never worked solo. I bought an existing route. I would say the hardest was going from 2 jobs to just the lawn biz. It was scary not knowing if you could make it or not.

btw: What about my...
Forum: Graphic Design Discussions 10-13-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,421
Posted By Metro Lawn
Need Design

I am looking for a design that I can have made into 12" x 12" decals to be put on my trucks and trailers to promote our new service. It is for spraying liquid de-icer. It should say something like...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-13-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,790
Posted By Metro Lawn
Everyone has different reasons, but here are a...

Everyone has different reasons, but here are a few that come to mind.

1. They spend too much money on equipment, trucks, ect., before the business can support the costs. If you notice, all of my...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-13-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,790
Posted By Metro Lawn
LOL Most are diesel... None of those pics...

LOL Most are diesel... None of those pics really show my lawn. That is the house next door to me.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-12-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,790
Posted By Metro Lawn
The extended cab pick up is my personal work...

The extended cab pick up is my personal work truck.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-12-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,790
Posted By Metro Lawn
That is about half of them. They are at 3...

That is about half of them. They are at 3 different locations.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-12-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,790
Posted By Metro Lawn
Here are some others.

Here are some others.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-12-2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,790
Posted By Metro Lawn
My Trucks and Stuff

Here are a few pics of some of my trucks and stuff.
Forum: Promote your products or services 10-12-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,722
Posted By Metro Lawn
I could offer $100 off to forum members on a...

I could offer $100 off to forum members on a spray unit. That would make them $1195.00 plus tax and shipping if needed.
Forum: Promote your products or services 10-11-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,722
Posted By Metro Lawn
I have it on Craigslist, eBay, and several other...

I have it on Craigslist, eBay, and several other industry sites. I have also had brochures, postcards, and lawn signs made to promote it.
Forum: Promote your products or services 10-10-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,722
Posted By Metro Lawn
Steve, I ship the spray units, but the material...

Steve,
I ship the spray units, but the material is available most anywhere. You just need to know where to look to get it. Here are some places that carry it.

Asphalt Plants
Concrete Plants
Dust...
Forum: Promote your products or services 10-08-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,722
Posted By Metro Lawn
Steve, You save time in the sense that this can...

Steve,

You save time in the sense that this can be pre-applied up to 24 hours before a storm. When the storm comes, you can dedicate yourself to removing the snow only and not trying to do both in...
Forum: Promote your products or services 10-08-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,722
Posted By Metro Lawn
Rock Salt Aletrnative - Liquid De-icer & Sprayers

SAVE up to 60% over SALT



NEW LIQUID DEICING UNITS

ICE CONTROL:

Everybody knows that CALCIUM CHLORIDE works better than regular rock salt when it comes to de-icing your parking lots, driveways,...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 04-03-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,606
Posted By Metro Lawn
I have a Grasshopper 52" Z with a new clam shell...

I have a Grasshopper 52" Z with a new clam shell type bagging system. see it in the for sale forums.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 04-03-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,279
Posted By Metro Lawn
Selling a 1999 Grasshopper model 720K 52"...

Selling a 1999 Grasshopper model 720K 52" commercial zero-turn mower. Has a 20hp Kohler engine. New short block in 2006 with approx 200 hrs. running time. Includes a new Quick-D-Tach vacuum grass...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-12-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,187
Sticky: Say Hello !!!
Views: 331,368
Posted By Metro Lawn
The best thing I can pass along is not to make...

The best thing I can pass along is not to make the common mistake of selling your services below market value. New business owners often get flustered by not getting the amount of business they want...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-02-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,187
Sticky: Say Hello !!!
Views: 331,368
Posted By Metro Lawn
Hello, * * I am sure many people already know me...

Hello,
* * I am sure many people already know me from other sites, but for the record...

John Baker - owner
Metro Detroit Landscaping & Snow Removal
Metro Lawn Service & Snow Plowing
EnvyGreen Lawn...
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