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your maintenance contract customers? and if so do you have a problem with people wanting to pay it
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Hi FAIRWAY,

Do you mean like a prepay where they would get a discount if they paid in advance?
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Well yes a prepay, but NO discount I only offer a discount for full payment.
I want to know if anyone asks for a deposit for the start of the season
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Ok, that is very interesting. I haven't heard of that but if you can get a customer to prepay, great! Does anyone else do this or have you thought of this?
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Ive thought of it, and do it, but only with clients ive had over one season. I contract year round, so the there payments are broken into 12 months.
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I normally contract for 8 mos, however coming out of winter I find problems with cash flow starting up. Thats why I came up with this.. DOES ANYBODY ELSE TRY THIS ?
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I don't do contracts with residential customers. And yes, the cash flow is slow in the winter. Does make the spring start up tight.
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