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 > Just starting your lawn care or landscaping business? > Promote your products or services

Promote your products or services Do you want to promote your products or services to our lawn care business forum? Tell us what you have to offer. Post some specials or promotional offers. There is no better way to sell to a forum community than to get a few happy customers and then word will spread.

Rock Salt Aletrnative - Liquid De-icer & Sprayers


Promote your products or services

Do you want to promote your products or services to our lawn care business forum? Tell us what you have to offer. Post some specials or promotional offers. There is no better way to sell to a forum community than to get a few happy customers and then word will spread.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-08-2008, 01:03 PM
Metro Lawn Metro Lawn is offline
Detroit's Finest
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Metro Detroit
Posts: 23
Rep Power: 7
Metro Lawn
Default Rock Salt Aletrnative - Liquid De-icer & Sprayers

SAVE up to 60% over SALT



NEW LIQUID DEICING UNITS

ICE CONTROL:

Everybody knows that CALCIUM CHLORIDE works better than regular rock salt when it comes to de-icing your parking lots, driveways, and sidewalks. But most people don't buy it because of the huge price difference.

What you may not realize is that the expensive "CALCIUM CHLORIDE FLAKE" is actually made from the "LIQUID CALCIUM CHLORIDE". Flake is made through a very costly evaporation process that transforms the liquid into a solid.

We can easily show you how to distribute the liquid in the winter and save a ton of money using "LIQUID CALCIUM CHLORIDE" instead of rock salt.


Unlike rock salt...

Chloride prices do not change with the demand of the product. Always Available - No Shortages

It works at much lower temperatures than rock salt.

It is cleaner! (No more salt spots on the rugs and carpet)

It is much more cost effective. Just 275 gallons of "LIQUID CALCIUM CHLORIDE" will treat roughly the same area of 5 to 9 tons of rock salt.

Road commissions have been using ""LIQUID CALCIUM CHLORIDE" for over a decade and it's popularity is growing.

New de-icing units. 270 gallon skid mounted. This sprayer can be used with all liquid de-icers.

Includes: 270 gallon tank, 12v electric pump, trailer hitch receiver mounted spray bar w/6 jets, side mounted hose assembly for sidewalks and steps. Everything you need in a one unit.

Benefits of using this unit for de-icing are...

Our product can spray CALCIUM and MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE, BEET JUICE, SALT BRINE, MORE

They effectively melts ice to 25 degrees below zero.

The liquid chloride never changes it's consistency, even when stored for long periods of time, no matter if the temperature is 100 degrees or 30 below zero.

The liquid does not have to be applied to every square inch of the area you are de-icing. Remember, the liquid will travel via tires into the parking spots. Unlike rock salt, a little bit of material goes a long way.

For under $300.00, you can de-ice the same area as 5 to 9 tons of bulk rock salt.

Cities and counties have been using this proven product for over 30 years. They don't use it specifically, because they usually don't have a problem getting salt, and when they do buy salt, they don't pay the price that private contractors do.

One more huge benefit is demonstrated in this example...Say you get 3 or 4 inches of snow. You plow then de-ice a parking lot, then hours later, a second wave of snow comes, dumping another 3-4 inches of snow that must be plowed. After you re-plow the lot, you will not necessarily have to re-apply the liquid de-icing agent. Remember, the liquid is at ground level, your plows can't touch it. If you use rock salt instead of liquid de-icer, half of the rock salt you applied earlier will be scraped up into the snow piles in the corner of the lot.

Metro Detroit Landscaping & Supply (586) 563-3990

Local Pick Up - buyer can arrange shipping if they wish ( class 85 - weight 146 lbs ) Zip - 48089

visit: http://www.metro-melt.com
Attached Images
File Type: jpg spraytank123.jpg (38.4 KB, 11 views)
File Type: jpg 12644710813_0_ALB.jpg (45.9 KB, 9 views)
File Type: jpg 52644710813_0_ALB.jpg (45.2 KB, 8 views)
File Type: jpg spraying123.jpg (17.6 KB, 10 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 10-08-2008, 02:27 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 36,218
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Very fascinating stuff!

Do you think you can actually save time applying this instead of the rock salt? Also it appears to do less damage to your truck than salt or am I wrong on that.

When you apply this, can you use it as a selling point to stand out from other snow plowers in your area or what would suggest on your marketing when it comes to this?
__________________
- 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 10-08-2008, 07:11 PM
Metro Lawn Metro Lawn is offline
Detroit's Finest
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Metro Detroit
Posts: 23
Rep Power: 7
Metro Lawn
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve View Post
Very fascinating stuff!

Do you think you can actually save time applying this instead of the rock salt? Also it appears to do less damage to your truck than salt or am I wrong on that.

When you apply this, can you use it as a selling point to stand out from other snow plowers in your area or what would suggest on your marketing when it comes to this?
Steve,

You save time in the sense that this can be pre-applied up to 24 hours before a storm. When the storm comes, you can dedicate yourself to removing the snow only and not trying to do both in a small time frame. Because it does not get plowed away, it will melt off the film that is missed by the plow. It is clean, with no material getting in or on your truck. As far as a selling point, I use the following:

Product is available with no shortages.

It works better than salt (-25 degrees)

It is less harmful to grass and plants.

No tracking of salt residue into buildings ect.

Cost to the customer is up to 50% less than salt. (contractor will still make the same profit of salt)

Just to name a few.

Hey, this may be a good topic for a Gopher Haul show...rofl

Last edited by Metro Lawn; 10-08-2008 at 07:14 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-09-2008, 08:32 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 36,218
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

What do you do about shipping? Is this something you can ship or should be purchased locally?
__________________
- 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
  #5  
Old 10-10-2008, 07:00 AM
Metro Lawn Metro Lawn is offline
Detroit's Finest
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Metro Detroit
Posts: 23
Rep Power: 7
Metro Lawn
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve View Post
What do you do about shipping? Is this something you can ship or should be purchased locally?
Steve,
I ship the spray units, but the material is available most anywhere. You just need to know where to look to get it. Here are some places that carry it.

Asphalt Plants
Concrete Plants
Dust Control Services (dirt road dust control spraying)
Fuel Oil Companies

Hope this helps.

John
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-10-2008, 05:35 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 36,218
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

It does. The more information the reader can find the better.

What other ways have you been marketing this product? Have you tried craigslist? Or have you sent out mailers? I bet you could get a lot of business owners that way as well.
__________________
- 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
  #7  
Old 10-11-2008, 01:09 AM
Metro Lawn Metro Lawn is offline
Detroit's Finest
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Metro Detroit
Posts: 23
Rep Power: 7
Metro Lawn
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve View Post
It does. The more information the reader can find the better.

What other ways have you been marketing this product? Have you tried craigslist? Or have you sent out mailers? I bet you could get a lot of business owners that way as well.
I have it on Craigslist, eBay, and several other industry sites. I have also had brochures, postcards, and lawn signs made to promote it.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 10-11-2008, 06:29 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 36,218
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Should we do something where you could offer some kind of sale or discount on a product that I could try and help promote here?
__________________
- 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
  #9  
Old 10-12-2008, 04:52 PM
Metro Lawn Metro Lawn is offline
Detroit's Finest
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Metro Detroit
Posts: 23
Rep Power: 7
Metro Lawn
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve View Post
Should we do something where you could offer some kind of sale or discount on a product that I could try and help promote here?
I could offer $100 off to forum members on a spray unit. That would make them $1195.00 plus tax and shipping if needed.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 10-13-2008, 06:30 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 36,218
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

That is an awesome deal. I just changed your forum signature to help you promote it. Try making another post to see how it looks. You can change it to whatever you want.

You also can look through other posts and help the poster with your answers to further promote your product on the forum.
__________________
- 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
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
Was a a rock show last night Steve Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 1 11-24-2007 03:57 PM
What can we learn from Rock? StartALawnCareBusiness Starting a lawn care business. 4 11-22-2007 10:14 PM
Salt Left Over tiedeman Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 2 04-10-2007 01:57 PM
Salt damage to lawn KimKriel Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 1 03-29-2007 04:52 PM
nice rock job! All County Lawns Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 1 06-04-2003 11:57 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Mow and leaf cleanup bid
SGL1
07-29-2014 07:28 PM
Today 07:14 PM
by SGL1
23 292
Pressure Washing...
WesleySnips
Today 06:13 PM
Today 06:13 PM
by WesleySnips
0 12
Echo Edger 'Neutral'
WesleySnips
07-25-2014 05:28 PM
Today 05:58 PM
by WesleySnips
5 207
trimming back shrubs
WesleySnips
Today 06:14 AM
Today 01:08 PM
by WesleySnips
3 63
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
03-22-2014 09:12 AM
Today 12:51 PM
by Steve
85 4,861
Late charge
Simon Abousaada
Yesterday 07:23 PM
Today 12:41 PM
by Steve
2 71
Building credit
Matther777
07-27-2014 05:20 PM
Today 12:36 PM
by Steve
12 271
Need input on a bid
phlawncare
07-28-2014 08:51 PM
Today 05:08 AM
by kslawn
7 206
New from Texas
Livingston Lawn Care
07-25-2014 11:17 AM
Yesterday 01:03 PM
by Steve
5 215
Single tree, mow customer
WesleySnips
06-27-2014 10:12 AM
Yesterday 12:31 PM
by Steve
17 747
Formulas Used
BaileynSamsMum
07-29-2014 06:40 AM
Yesterday 12:19 PM
by Steve
3 149
Spreading Weeds?
WesleySnips
07-27-2014 09:46 PM
Yesterday 06:29 AM
by kslawn
5 185
Will summer ever come
ExtremeLawncareServices
07-29-2014 08:27 AM
07-29-2014 08:29 PM
by SGL1
5 141
From Concord NC
SouthernRootsLawnCare
07-26-2014 02:34 PM
07-29-2014 02:28 PM
by Steve
3 146
Have you ever had to...
SouthernRootsLawnCare
07-26-2014 02:41 PM
07-29-2014 02:28 PM
by Steve
4 199
Left handed edging with...
SGL1
07-23-2014 08:59 PM
07-28-2014 07:39 AM
by SGL1
15 384
Echo PE 266 edger
stevef1201
07-01-2014 01:28 PM
07-27-2014 10:14 PM
by WesleySnips
5 394
Texas lawn care company...
Livingston Lawn Care
07-25-2014 11:29 AM
07-27-2014 08:16 AM
by Just for Cuts
7 235
need some help geting...
dalvan0
07-13-2014 09:28 PM
07-26-2014 04:39 PM
by BLC7
7 383
new trailer help
mattthelawnguy
07-11-2014 08:21 PM
07-25-2014 06:31 PM
by mattthelawnguy
13 583
You know it;s gonna be a...
stevef1201
07-25-2014 08:50 AM
07-25-2014 01:34 PM
by Steve
1 144
Customer letters
kslawn
07-23-2014 06:17 AM
07-25-2014 01:20 PM
by Steve
5 271
Got my first lawn job...
SGL1
06-11-2014 09:19 PM
07-24-2014 07:09 PM
by SGL1
29 1,355
Need help determining...
Jbss861
07-20-2014 02:33 PM
07-24-2014 01:11 PM
by Steve
13 460
Should I ?
googus
07-22-2014 04:06 PM
07-24-2014 12:10 PM
by Steve
4 292
My First Apartment...
SSLCtn
05-26-2014 10:17 PM
07-24-2014 06:46 AM
by kslawn
15 979
Crop Rotation Techniques...
eastsidelandcare
07-17-2014 03:47 PM
07-24-2014 06:38 AM
by kslawn
3 272
Selling lawns like...
eastsidelandcare
07-17-2014 03:51 PM
07-24-2014 06:28 AM
by kslawn
3 332
Scag new "Eliminator"......
ExtremeLawncareServices
07-20-2014 10:45 AM
07-23-2014 05:37 PM
by Just for Cuts
9 390
need professional advice...
Fiddlers_green
07-20-2014 07:21 PM
07-23-2014 12:42 PM
by Steve
3 275
new to me box truck
jrayb39667
03-06-2014 10:20 PM
07-23-2014 12:40 PM
by Steve
15 1,503
Lawn Service back in...
LawnCareMan280
07-18-2014 09:00 PM
07-23-2014 11:48 AM
by Steve
4 302
Overspray?
stevef1201
07-21-2014 04:20 PM
07-23-2014 11:39 AM
by Steve
3 210
Hello Everyone! Newbie...
SLKlawn
07-17-2014 06:22 PM
07-22-2014 01:53 PM
by Steve
6 355
Proper height for lawn
rob lederhilger
05-26-2014 08:01 AM
07-21-2014 02:53 PM
by LawnDoctor
9 723
Blade sharpener
Just for Cuts
07-04-2014 12:31 PM
07-21-2014 01:48 PM
by Steve
9 584
What's my business worth?
Chaz
07-16-2014 01:35 PM
07-21-2014 01:45 PM
by Steve
4 366
1.5 Acre Jungle
WesleySnips
07-15-2014 05:57 PM
07-20-2014 11:31 AM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
21 713
Gopher schedule software
Ray
07-18-2014 04:13 PM
07-18-2014 04:13 PM
by Ray
0 262
2006 Chevy fuel pump...
KevinsLawns
07-17-2014 08:39 PM
07-18-2014 11:51 AM
by Steve
1 252
Halfway point of year!
Steve
07-01-2014 12:08 PM
07-18-2014 11:38 AM
by Steve
14 819
I got told to leave and...
gwilson98
06-16-2014 02:07 PM
07-17-2014 11:43 AM
by Steve
16 1,135
Hey guys this is the...
prmenter@gmail.com
07-07-2014 08:23 PM
07-16-2014 08:10 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
28 873
Mowing the hills
prmenter@gmail.com
07-08-2014 12:22 PM
07-16-2014 05:00 PM
by Just for Cuts
18 792
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
07-15-2014 05:38 PM
by icon2000
1,184 322,005
Classified Ad Template...
bcfb
06-05-2013 02:40 AM
07-15-2014 11:16 AM
by Steve
15 3,819
Husqvarna pz 60
CDLAWNCARE
07-06-2014 06:50 PM
07-15-2014 08:53 AM
by kslawn
10 534
Lowballers
Chaz
07-11-2014 03:55 PM
07-14-2014 12:27 PM
by Steve
5 438
My new side job
Sprinkler Buddy
05-10-2014 05:23 AM
07-14-2014 12:15 PM
by Steve
10 886
Illegal spraying
GoGreenerKS
07-04-2014 09:11 AM
07-13-2014 10:36 PM
by GoGreenerKS
10 630
» Popular Tags
2wd 4x4 ads apartment lawn care estimate birdscaping care charge collections subcontractor commercial craigslist credit card processing customers ecosymbiosis exmark ferris four wheel drive gopherhaul grass gravely holiday honda how much to charge how to bid hydraulic installation invoice kawasaki labor cost late lawn lawn care business lawn care business seo lawn care business show lawn care business website lawn care business website seo lawn care website lawn service leaf cleanup leaf removal lesco marketing mowing mulch estimate native plants new buisness office management online classifieds podcast rotating scag scag v-ride search engine optimization season seo sprayer starting a business steep lawns stihl theft of services tips toro tractor auger trailer mate pro truck new used landscape upsell walk behind walker winter money making ideas won't return wright stander rh
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:19 PM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:19 PM.

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