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BLL
04-08-2003, 09:40 PM
When you guys bill peopel do you use the term Lawn Mowed, or Lawn Cut, Grass Mowed, Grass Cut.....etc? I have used Lawn Mowed for a while but not sure if it is the most profesional approach and my goal this year is to really push my professional image. any sugestions would be appreciated.Thanks

ksland
04-08-2003, 09:41 PM
Lawn mowing with the date. Works for me

Turfdude
04-08-2003, 09:42 PM
We use Lawn Maintenance for mowing, edging, trimming & blowing off - thats how its classified in our grounds maint. contract.

leeslawncare
04-08-2003, 09:52 PM
Try a program call quick books.Works for us .

paponte
04-08-2003, 10:06 PM
Lawn Maintenance, Weekly Maintenance, Maintenance. Whatever floats your fancy. The important part is getting paid. :cool:

BLL
04-08-2003, 10:08 PM
I was leaning towards teh Lawn Maintance but it seems to be so broad at the same time so i dunno maybe il stick to lawn mowing. Any more sugestions. And i am using quick books this year and man is it a timesaver!

pjslawncare/landscap
04-08-2003, 10:53 PM
Mow, Trim & Blow-off

thfireman
04-08-2003, 11:10 PM
I use " Lawn Service ".:)

bastalker
04-09-2003, 12:20 AM
4/8..............cut/trim..................$40.00






tax...$2.40
total...$42.40

thfireman
04-09-2003, 12:32 AM
WOW bastalker,

You can charge tax on labor? I thought you only charged tax on materials.

Anyway that is basicly how I write it up also. Works for me!:)

grshppr
04-09-2003, 12:37 AM
I use "mow lawn". I just put in a very short description of the work done. I really don't think people care what it says. They know what work you did. As long as the send the cheque thats all that matters.

bastalker
04-09-2003, 12:49 AM
Originally posted by thfireman
WOW bastalker,

You can charge tax on labor? I thought you only charged tax on materials.

Anyway that is basicly how I write it up also. Works for me!:)

Welcome to Ct.....EVERYTHING IS TAXED!!!Compliments of that idiot Rowland....I emphasize IDIOT!!!!:angry:

Richard Martin
04-09-2003, 05:33 AM
I use Lawn Service

Tidycut
04-09-2003, 07:34 AM
I use Basic Service with date.

Rick

glenjr10
04-09-2003, 03:08 PM
i use Standard Service which constitutes mowing, edging, weed eating, and blowing down.

I also include the date, and the total for that day.

Good luck

bruces
04-09-2003, 04:31 PM
Originally posted by BLL
When you guys bill peopel do you use the term Lawn Mowed, or Lawn Cut, Grass Mowed, Grass Cut.....etc? I have used Lawn Mowed for a while but not sure if it is the most profesional approach and my goal this year is to really push my professional image. any sugestions would be appreciated.Thanks

I use mow, trim and blow.

Really, if this is the biggest problem you have in your business you are in great shape!!

Customers aren't really going to care what you call it. They want good service at a reasonable price.

LawnLad
04-09-2003, 06:55 PM
As Bruces said, as long as your customers know what you're talking about... it doesn't matter.

We use "Weekly Service Visit" which constitutes mowing, edging, line trimming and blowing down. We chose this since we explain to our customers that our weekly visit is more than just mowing their lawn - since we also look for potential problems within the landscape. IPM/PHC approach to their landscape. This visual check each week is a part of the visit.

BLL
04-09-2003, 07:27 PM
sounds lieka "service " approach may be better. Thanks gusy any more suggestions. Selling service sia big part so i think ill go with somethign like Service Call or Weekly Service

Darryl G
04-09-2003, 10:18 PM
Chalk up another for mow trim & blow and the date of service. If it's an account that requires edging, I add that too.

Most services are taxable in CT...as bastalker said, everything is taxed in CT. It still amazes me how many customers tell me that their former lawn or plow service never charged tax.

gogetter
04-09-2003, 11:59 PM
"Lawn Serviced"

Firefighter Dave
04-11-2003, 03:25 PM
Date: Cut / Trim & Blow

Dave

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