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Here is a great article on how one lawn care business performs and bills for holiday lighting and decoration services.

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/201.../scott-garske/

In the article they hit on a few important points.
  • They use only their decorations.
  • Each job starts with a decoration consultant offering suggestions on what would look best.
  • The average charge is $300 - $600
  • The highest priced job was $35,000
  • Some of their high end work has the holiday lights dancing to the sounds of a radio broadcast you can hear from your car's radio as you drive by.
  • The decoration bid includes the cost of removing the decorations at the end of the season.
  • They do some free decorations for returning soldiers.

Does this get you thinking on a better way to perform this service and bill for it?
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That is awesome stuff! Great read! Thanks for finding this and posting this Steve.
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Are you offering this service now? If so, what do you think about it so far?
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Are you offering this service now? If so, what do you think about it so far?
No, I'm just starting the lawn care. Been a week and a half in yet. Hoping next year I can add this for my customers.

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