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Old 06-12-2003, 07:06 PM
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What do you guys do about customers that don't pick up after their dog. Do you ask the customer to please do this? Do you charge them to do it? I have one customer that's really bothering me with their dog.
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Old 06-13-2003, 12:18 AM
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Not sure its the BEST answer, but I had one that did quite a few "land mines" so I mowed around them all, leaving sections of uncut grass. The customer did nothing for 2 cuts, but then started to clean the yard better, when they fiqured out that I would not cut through them anymore.
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Old 06-13-2003, 08:06 PM
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Never thought of that but it's a good idea! I bet its alot easier for those using ride ons.
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Old 06-13-2003, 08:09 PM
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i just plow through it, i can't be bother to screw up my stripes for some dog stuff. most of it is gone by the time i finish the stripe, and if there is any left it'll be gone when i hose off the machine at the end of the day.
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Old 06-14-2003, 02:22 PM
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Make sure you have no treads on your boots
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Old 06-15-2003, 06:17 PM
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We just keep on mowin' , too. But, I would say there may be bigger dogs with bigger messes. In this case, I would state our genral policy: We do complete lawn care, but there is an appropriate fee involved for each thing we do.
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Old 06-15-2003, 10:55 PM
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Who knows! maybe the customer would pay for that service too, I guess you don't know until you ask
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