Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Property Management Forums > General Talk

General Talk If it doesn't fit anywhere else, post it here.

Got blamed for a broken window, and pic of the 2305.


General Talk

If it doesn't fit anywhere else, post it here.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 09-07-2010, 09:32 PM
B-2 Lawncare B-2 Lawncare is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 191
Rep Power: 0
B-2 Lawncare is on a distinguished road
Default Got blamed for a broken window, and pic of the 2305.

I got a call from one of my commercial clients today asking if i broke the window in their company van. they think that i did it with my weed-eater. I recently took the spark arrester out of my weed-eater. So it sounds like a chain saw. But i am very conscientious of how i run it. If there is one thing about me, i am honest and would say something if i had done it. They wanted to know if i have insurance, which i do. I told the accountant who was calling that she should ask the parents who work there and let there kids hang out there if they did it.
I feel like going in and telling them that i will not weed-eat around the building or the parking lot any more. But this is one of my year round clients so i can't get too snippy with them.
Oh here are some pic of the 2305 i told you guys that i would post a pic or tw0 when i got it. I have had it for about two months now. My computer crashed so i haven't been on here in a while. I have doubled my out put since I got it. I parked my other mower so next year i am going to add another mow crew to the biz.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_1794.jpg (546.0 KB, 36 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_1796.jpg (625.1 KB, 32 views)
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 09-08-2010, 10:24 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,925
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Post

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Quote:
They wanted to know if i have insurance, which i do. I told the accountant who was calling that she should ask the parents who work there and let there kids hang out there if they did it.
It would have been great if you could have gone over there and looked at the van. Looked inside it and found something sizable that broke the window that the trimmer would have no way of throwing up.

I am sure there are many ways to handle this. Especially when this is a good customer, what are you thinking would be the best way to deal with this? Even if you suspect someone else did it, what should a lawn care business owner do?


Oh and I gotta ask you some questions about your new mower too Very nice!
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-08-2010, 08:57 PM
B-2 Lawncare B-2 Lawncare is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 191
Rep Power: 0
B-2 Lawncare is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve View Post
It would have been great if you could have gone over there and looked at the van. Looked inside it and found something sizable that broke the window that the trimmer would have no way of throwing up.

I am sure there are many ways to handle this. Especially when this is a good customer, what are you thinking would be the best way to deal with this? Even if you suspect someone else did it, what should a lawn care business owner do?


Oh and I gotta ask you some questions about your new mower too Very nice!
I think the best way to handle this is to let it blow over.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-09-2010, 04:56 AM
picframer's Avatar
picframer picframer is offline
Andy
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posts: 2,885
Rep Power: 11
picframer will become famous soon enough
Default

What attachments did you get for the 2305 and are you putting a loader on? These things are real work horses, my first Deere and I still have her was a 2305, this was before this business, I was tired of hiring companies to do excavation/landscaping, it paid for itself in less than 18 months.
__________________
Andy
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-09-2010, 10:59 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,925
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Quote:
I think the best way to handle this is to let it blow over.
So ultimately, if they want to file an insurance claim and you don't feel you did it, should you just let them in order to keep the peace and continue to move forwards with them, or should any concerns be aired before that happens?
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-09-2010, 01:47 PM
B-2 Lawncare B-2 Lawncare is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 191
Rep Power: 0
B-2 Lawncare is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by picframer View Post
What attachments did you get for the 2305 and are you putting a loader on? These things are real work horses, my first Deere and I still have her was a 2305, this was before this business, I was tired of hiring companies to do excavation/landscaping, it paid for itself in less than 18 months.
Yep i plan on getting the loader at some point. Right now i have the front quick hitch blade and the quick hitch snow blower. I also have the 54" deck. I am going to go buy the 3 point rear blade this weekend. I have a buddy that has a 2305 as well and has a lot of implements that i can borrow. I am looking forward to moving some snow with it this winter.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-09-2010, 01:59 PM
B-2 Lawncare B-2 Lawncare is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 191
Rep Power: 0
B-2 Lawncare is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve View Post
So ultimately, if they want to file an insurance claim and you don't feel you did it, should you just let them in order to keep the peace and continue to move forwards with them, or should any concerns be aired before that happens?
I am not sure, i had a meeting today with the owner and he is sure that i did it. And i am sure that i didn't. I stopped and had a talk with my insurance guy, He said that if they do file a claim that he would stand behind me. I guess it kind of makes me mad that this guy is so willing to go after me. I am giving him a great deal on his year round care of his facility, and when his sh%^^ landscaping contractor finally got done and left his half a22 job done which i am still fixing, where does he get off. I guess part of me is a little worried about losing a good source of income if i put up too much of a fight.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-09-2010, 04:05 PM
The Cleaning Doctor's Avatar
The Cleaning Doctor The Cleaning Doctor is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Helena, MT
Posts: 927
Rep Power: 7
The Cleaning Doctor is on a distinguished road
Default

Just let the insurance companies fight it out. That is why you have insurance so you can stay out of it.
__________________
Pat
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 09-10-2010, 12:52 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,925
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

In such a situation, what can the insurance company do ultimately? Would they fight it because the lawn care business owner said he didn't think he did it? Or would they just say it was an accident and pay it?
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 09-10-2010, 05:01 PM
B-2 Lawncare B-2 Lawncare is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 191
Rep Power: 0
B-2 Lawncare is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve View Post
In such a situation, what can the insurance company do ultimately? Would they fight it because the lawn care business owner said he didn't think he did it? Or would they just say it was an accident and pay it?
They will send out there investigator. And from there it's up to the two insurance company's to fight it out.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New John Deere 2305 on it's way B-2 Lawncare Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 8 07-10-2010 08:00 PM
What do you gys think of the john deere 2305? B-2 Lawncare Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 3 05-29-2010 03:17 AM
Broken contract SECTLANDSCAPING Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 9 05-11-2010 03:10 PM
broken window quickcleanlawn General Talk 18 04-30-2008 11:25 PM
Broken Finger tiedeman Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 6 09-04-2007 06:14 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Having an issue with...
Mr. Mow
04-27-2016 03:58 PM
04-28-2016 05:04 AM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 86
Hello From Virginia
JJand M Lawncare
04-25-2016 01:02 PM
04-27-2016 05:20 PM
by Steve
5 113
Hello from Calgary
Freshcut
04-22-2016 06:10 PM
04-25-2016 05:46 PM
by Freshcut
2 103
knowledge is Key
Greg'slawnandlandscape
04-23-2016 02:23 AM
04-25-2016 02:40 PM
by Steve
2 104
Echo Bed Redefiner...
NPM_LLC
04-12-2016 10:54 AM
04-22-2016 06:15 PM
by Freshcut
4 302
Has anyone done a garden?
Brian3137
03-28-2016 10:42 AM
04-22-2016 04:42 PM
by biglee
13 9,729
What would you charge?
markty
04-18-2016 03:28 PM
04-22-2016 09:01 AM
by chris2500hd
6 260
Replaced Mower Engine
Sprinkler Buddy
04-15-2016 06:21 AM
04-19-2016 11:03 AM
by Sprinkler Buddy
6 244
Hello from Oklahoma
Ron Hall
03-24-2016 06:59 PM
04-16-2016 03:51 AM
by Ron Hall
9 9,451
Laying down some stripes
MATTNAPIER89
04-11-2016 09:55 PM
04-14-2016 11:55 PM
by Steve
3 319
Find out what business...
MATTNAPIER89
04-11-2016 09:58 PM
04-13-2016 12:32 PM
by MATTNAPIER89
2 277
Hello my name is Matt
MATTNAPIER89
04-11-2016 09:46 PM
04-13-2016 12:58 AM
by Steve
1 224
How to drop some...
nickeckes
04-11-2016 01:07 AM
04-12-2016 05:22 PM
by Steve
4 306
Trash Receptacle for a...
tannerduncan
04-12-2016 05:02 PM
04-12-2016 05:19 PM
by Steve
1 204
Small Project Lawn
tannerduncan
03-31-2016 08:21 PM
04-12-2016 05:16 PM
by Steve
7 9,334
Please Help! Bidding...
Dorali
02-15-2016 12:02 PM
04-06-2016 01:08 AM
by Steve
36 13,003
Hello
pbcleff
04-05-2016 07:45 PM
04-06-2016 12:35 AM
by Steve
1 398
Hello
llewelwa
03-18-2016 12:47 AM
04-05-2016 12:14 AM
by Steve
3 9,321
Poop and Scooping
llewelwa
04-01-2016 05:48 PM
04-05-2016 12:08 AM
by Steve
1 9,109
help with sole...
greenbuds
03-24-2016 12:21 PM
04-04-2016 05:33 PM
by WarriorLandscapingCAN
2 9,272
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:43 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:43 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy