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Old 08-28-2014, 05:06 PM
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Greetings everyone,

{disclaimer - I posted this on the sticky post by mistake yesterday, so if you read that, don't bother to continue reading. It's the same...}

We (my sons and I) have been doing maintenance for around 6 years for my father-in-law's rental units. Our mowing venture started from this foundation about three years ago with the rental lawns and a couple other properties. Today, we're still doing the rental lawns (and the rental maintenance), but our clientele has increased quite a bit. We're now up to 27 lawns, some big, some small. Not much for just doing lawn care, but our other work fills in some of the gaps.

My sons both started college classes this year, so I'm learning what it is like to mow solo this fall. We are trying to consider where to go with the business right now, and trying to decide whether to add products this next season such as fertilization, overseeding, aerating, etc. to bring up our profit margin to something more sustainable on the mowing side.

We run a 52" Exmark Turf Tracer, a 42" John Deere Z225, along with Stihl trimmers, blowers and an Echo hedge trimmer.

Looking forward to learning from the forums!

Kurt Winsley
Winsley Property Services
New Concord, Ohio
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