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Quote[/b] (Fernando's CleanCut! @ April 10 2008,11:29)]OMG!!! That is HUGE! how long does it take you to do the service on this house?, listing your equipment.
...also I would like to ask you if you apply the Fert after mowing the same day? (in this case, how long would it take?)

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This guys a new customer so I dont know how long
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Quote[/b] (Pflat1 @ April 10 2008,3:48)]this guy has 38,000 sq feet roughly but yes its right , 38,000 . * *He's got a big freakin house on a cul de sac and bought an extra lot next to it in a real nice plan (house' start at *$500,000 +) . *Not subtracting for the house and pool ect, the lot is 1.02 acre and the extra lot is 10,000 sq ft , got that off of a county web site. * Attached a pic with ouline from Google

He's payin me $165 a week to mow, edge an blow * .

He said he wants a 4 stage plan and wants the good stuff . *Found a 4 stage by Agway (which is 10 mins from my house) *, 1 spring , 2 summer and 1 fall. *I have to check again but Im pretty sure the Agway worker said a bag covers 15,000 sq and is $145.00 a bag , that sound right to u or *high?
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By the pix shown you prob have about a acre so I'm not using any commercial chemicals we are strictly ORGANIC I would charge about $225 - $250 per application, make sure you check with your local and states regulations on applicators, here if you charge for ANY type of application you MUST be certified as a Applicator. If you get caught here applying anything on a lawn and charging the customer for it you can be fined up to $10,000.00 they don't play here. Be safe save your business and all you have worked for and check with the state if you don't know the answers to applicators certifications.

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Im still lookng for answers on being cerified in Pa
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Do you need a license to apply seed or just seed with pesticides?
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Quote[/b] (makbootzy @ April 11 2008,11:08)]Do you need a license to apply seed or just seed with pesticides?
Most States require an applicator license for any herbicide and or pesticides that are commercialy applied, what that means is if you spray it or drop it and are being paid for those service you MUST be a certified applicator if your state requires it (plan seed is not included) all you need to do to find out is call your states Department of Agriculture they will be happy to answer this question. Organic applies to these rules also, yeah your right it doesnt make sense but that is just how it is.

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