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Starting a lawn care business.

How to start a lawn mowing business, lawn care business, or landscaping business. If you are starting a lawn care business, ask your questions here.
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Hello, i have been thinking and i cant come up with a way to configure a route for each day. Obviously it is possible. how do you do it? 1 map for each day of the week. each house is marked with a number in an order ?. GPS? Several Printed out google maps? or just a driver with a good knowledge of the city, even he cant know every street. somebody please explain. How do you establish a route for you and/or your employees to take. how do you put every house in that route?
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When I schedule properties I do it when I have others in that area. It doesn't matter if its a city I have never been to. When I get the job I program the address into my navigation system. I have it set for the shortest rout. When I finish a job I just tap the screen, navigate to, "choose address of next house, ok and it give me the shortest rout with turn by turn instructions.
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