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Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-20-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,067
Posted By tk4454
my opinion.... mowing a lawn and blowing off...

my opinion.... mowing a lawn and blowing off sidewalks isn't rocket science, if someone wants weeds sprayed or fertilization well that you need knowledge in that area and most likely an applicators...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 02-20-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,402
Posted By tk4454
I know its different everywhere and it varies...

I know its different everywhere and it varies depending if your doing a service for the elderly, or commercial properties etc... but the cheapest ill work for is 20 bucks an hour per employee but I...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 05-16-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,336
Posted By tk4454
Moss in grass in the north west

Noticing its a common problem around where I live in the shaded pine tree filled areas, any tips on battling the moss or how to prevent it? Thanks
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-23-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,771
Posted By tk4454
4 ft high Tree Saplings/vines infesting grassy yard

So I got a call to a house today and the ladies wants all these saplings taken out of her grass, a friend recommended I pull them by hand if I can, but if I cant what should I do? I was hoping to...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-18-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,073
Posted By tk4454
I was told the tines on my riding mower isn't...

I was told the tines on my riding mower isn't exactly what customers are looking for, but really dethatching it wasn't the hard part it was cleaning up after. We blew it all into considerate piles...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-17-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,073
Posted By tk4454
guess I'm going with the old school traditional...

guess I'm going with the old school traditional way of raking it on to the tarp. maybe on my second job if the customer isn't there ill try blowing it into a pile
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-16-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,073
Posted By tk4454
Lawn dethatching clean up

So I have 2 jobs tomorrow dethatching about 2 acres, I've done my own yard and I mowed over the dethatched grass a few times to pick it up. I've seen videos of people raking the dethatch onto a...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-14-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,385
Posted By tk4454
Figured I would update the thread on the outcome...

Figured I would update the thread on the outcome of the situation. well the customer called today after receiving the invoice for 1100 dollars, 200 of which was for supplies. They told me it was...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-11-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,385
Posted By tk4454
clearing weeds, removing old bark, and laying...

clearing weeds, removing old bark, and laying fabric along with dump runs is what takes so much time. laying mulch on top of the old can be done easy and fast I know. I wasn't even thinking about...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-09-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,385
Posted By tk4454
we had 3 people work 6 hours the first day , and...

we had 3 people work 6 hours the first day , and 5 the next day. we had to take about 4 yards of old bark to the dump, then lay 7 new yards and landscaping fabric, those 33 hours weren't no slacking...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-09-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,385
Posted By tk4454
Cool Please help, what do i do?

so I gave an estimate for 500 dollars + supplies, when it was all said and done the labor totaled 33 hours x25.00 to come too 825.00 + 400 in supplies, I feel bad my estimate was so off, I stressed...
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-07-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,100
Posted By tk4454
I bid it at 25$ an hour per person plus...

I bid it at 25$ an hour per person plus supplies, when the job is done I will let you know how much I made per yard and see which method is more beneficial
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 04-07-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,138
Posted By tk4454
medium or fine bark

I gave a customer a supply invoice with medium grade bark on it, and she said to go ahead with it, but I feel like I never asked to see which type grade bark she wanted, should I call her and ask...
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-05-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,867
Posted By tk4454
That sounds good in a perfect world, but for...

That sounds good in a perfect world, but for small company's like mine, I kind of got to do the work when the customer wants it and how they want it, my commercial accounts I can do when convenient,...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-05-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,421
Posted By tk4454
don't think there is a tractor supply store in my...

don't think there is a tractor supply store in my town, do you order through them online? or can you think of another store that might carry it?
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-05-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,100
Posted By tk4454
So lets see if I understand you correctly, my...

So lets see if I understand you correctly, my supply invoice was for 200 dollars, it consisted of 3 yards mulch, landscape fabric, and pins. So you would of charged them 600 up front? can I see a...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-03-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,421
Posted By tk4454
Thank you nethercutt

Thank you nethercutt
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-03-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,421
Posted By tk4454
What is soil sterilizer? and is it something I...

What is soil sterilizer? and is it something I could apply with a backpack sprayer? and what is the Ideal time of day and temperature to apply it? thanks in advance. P.S. I landed the job with the...
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-03-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,100
Posted By tk4454
Invoice or supply list?

So I am doing work for a lady who is prepared to pay up front for supply's, I am printing her off a list of supplies ill need, but what would I title the paper that I give her? Usually I send...
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 04-02-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,414
Posted By tk4454
Thanks for the input, a Kubota tractor, yeah that...

Thanks for the input, a Kubota tractor, yeah that would be nice. would eliminate the need for a wheelbarrow
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 04-02-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,895
Posted By tk4454
Keep deer out of my beds

I was asked by a client for ways to keep the deer out of his yard, he said he tried a certain type of plant, and some bar soap, but wanted to know other ways as if that stuff wasn't working. Anyone...
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 04-02-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,414
Posted By tk4454
make life easier mulch job

So I am somewhat new to doing mulch jobs. I have done a few the old traditional way I have a wheelbarrow, my pick up truck and trailer full of mulch, and a few young men with shovels and gloves. I...
Forum: General Talk 04-02-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,730
Posted By tk4454
Something I learned about giving cheap prices,...

Something I learned about giving cheap prices, is the people that are cheap, are to cheap to take care of there lawn, such as sprinklers and fertilizing, then they blame the lawn mower man when...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-02-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,821
Posted By tk4454
I just bid one out at 25$ an hour. for 8 hours of...

I just bid one out at 25$ an hour. for 8 hours of laying mulch , and 4 hours of pulling weeds at 20/hr. plus supplies. Gave them an estimate of 500$ , and it was just an estimate, but I'm not doing...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-01-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,775
Posted By tk4454
plan to mow edge and blow weekly, as well as...

plan to mow edge and blow weekly, as well as maintain her flower beds, I plan to spray them and hope its not as much work, its a 1 acre lot
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