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Old 05-11-2010, 12:14 AM
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If i have enough capital to get the 10,000 dollars worth of start up equipment i may start that for the off season the money is good Was one of the things i wanted to do but lawn care allows me to build my client list tell i can get enough going to quit my day job.

The plain is to get this built up to 50,000 a year and then hire mangers and crews to expand into other parts of the business and get out of the field. And i can do that to help have work for my crews in the off season i know i can get contracts with lots of commercial propriety in the area and fast food joints just something to make some money in the off season are hell even year round if it takes off. But one thing at a time started this with used equipment and im regretting that quick even though it was commercial still used and breaking down so many don't s and i seem to be hitting them all one at a time lol.
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i know i can get contracts with lots of commercial propriety in the area and fast food joints just something to make some money in the off season
What have you found to be the best way to get such customers to sign up on contracts?

Would this be for lawn care only or for sewer service as well?
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I was thinking on the sewer end. Down here the ground sinks so much drains break easy and they do not like spending the money it takes to fix them. in the 1000 to 10,000 so paying some one the clean them once a month for 60 to 70 works. And they tend to pay there bills so this is a great easy business to get into just need so capital to get the proper equipment. Right now i got more ideas than money so when i get there i will think about it i like Being my own boss. And being able to offer others some nice income with out havering to have much knowledge just some good trainings sounds like a good plain.

This will probably split the company if i do it into two parts but if and when i get a crew i will not have to lay them off for the winter cause drain clog faster in the winter the grease gets hard so it sounds like it wound make a nice add on.
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That sounds like a plan! You gotta keep us posted on how all this goes!

What equipment would you like to buy to get the sewer side of it up and running?
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Wound need big machine extra reel and extra cable. Small Machine and extra real three different sized cables. One Jet machine and one air clog. Like i said total cost around 10,000 for the equipment. Plus one mill in insurance would be a lot higher than lawn care as you in the home more room for error not sure if i had to guess i would say it would cost 4000 a year for the insurance.

So the total investment would be 20,000 once you through in advertising tell you get in the yellow pages you will need some tv are radio time other wise it would all be word of mouth and when it comes to that type of work dose not work as well. Every one hates the plumber we fall right under postilions and lawyers.
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