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I have learned that residential customers seem to prefer one provider for services. I think they like to limit the number of service personel on there property. Therefore, I want to offer a one stop shop to include mowing, fertilization, disease control, insect control, top dressing, aerating, etc. The best skill that I have picked up from my other business is the ability to diagnose lawn problems and be able to offer solutions. I am licensed for herbicides, insecticides and fertilizer. I go to turf clinics and do online classes to stay up to date on the latest chemicals and turf practices etc. I offer soil testing as well as turf testing for funguses and other diseases. By offering all theses services I think I can maximize my revenue per customer, thereby, reducing the time and money spent on constantly trying to add new customers.
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