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Old 05-04-2006, 01:08 PM
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I read this article and thought it would be a great way to market your company. You could use these suggestions in a guide to hiring a landscaper. This would be a great way to help build trust with a new client. If they were to read this coming from you, it would help them feel you are legit and capable.

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Do your homework when hiring landscapers - Make sure you ask each landscaper the following: How long they have been in business, whether they carry insurance (ask to see proof), and whether they will be using sub-contractors. Get references and follow up to ask the person whether a job was done in the time frame promised and whether there were any unexpected charges added to billing statements. Also, did the workers show up on time and did they clean up when they were finished?

You should avoid hiring transient landscapers. If you do hire such a landscaper, make sure you get their name, street address, phone number, license plate number and vehicle description. This way, if problems do occur, you will have information to help law enforcement track them down. Call the county consumer agency to see if they have any complaints on file.
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