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The biggest lesson learned was you can't trust everyone especially as a business owner. Many people want to get "something" for absolutely "nothing".

Also not doing contracts or even a "one time service" agreement for the one time cut was a bad idea.

Now I plan on typing up a "one time service agreement" and for the one time cuts and of course aim for contracts on the long term clients. I also do not accept checks anymore but maybe in the spring when I get a business bank account opened I will.
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Now I plan on typing up a "one time service agreement" and for the one time cuts and of course aim for contracts on the long term clients. I also do not accept checks anymore but maybe in the spring when I get a business bank account opened I will.
In such situations as performing one time cuts, do you feel it is better to have them sign a lawn care contract or work signing an estimate agreement that authorizes you to do the job for the written cost, be easier to present?
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