View Full Version : Anyone else have a few fall clean-ups left?

12-23-2004, 01:56 AM
I do. About 1 day's worth left (snowed here sun/mon). I may go out tomorrow or just wait until next week. The jobs left are already mostly done, just need more of a touch-up and are "low priority" at this point. Thw weather looks good for thurs am? and next week too. Am I the only one with a few to go or is there anyone else out there? Hellllloooooo (echo.......).

12-23-2004, 04:40 AM
I have a few but I'm waiting untill it warms up. Today is 0-17 degrees and friday will be 0-13 degrees.

AL Inc
12-23-2004, 09:22 AM
We're done with clean-ups. When I heard snow for Sunday night, we really started pushing and were able to finish Saturday night. I just have a few odds and ends to do, and then put the machines away. This was actually the first year in a long time that I finished everything. Good luck

12-23-2004, 09:47 AM
i have a few left. but i just might leave them until spring or wait untill January.

12-23-2004, 12:48 PM
unusually this year we are getting more calls later in the year from people other than our Yearly customers. I have already finished 3 and have 6 more lined up for after the first of jan. I also have landed another 6 more seasonal contracts for next year since there current LCO decided he did not want to do fall cleanups and only wanted to mow. Funny thing is is that I make more per hour doing cleanups than mowing. Why the heck would they leave 200-600 dollars on the table for each account????
Oh well it is making this years bottom line look a little better and giving me something to do every other week as we are biweekly untill the first of march.

12-23-2004, 02:07 PM
We have 35 or so left - one more week of clean-ups, then som landscaping & odds & ends to conclude the season.

Kelly's Landscaping
12-23-2004, 02:33 PM
It just melted I have like 6-7 more to go but its very wet and its nearly Christmas so I think I will wait till like next Monday if the weather is good then I will finish up. We have like 2 days work with just 2 guys if the weather is bad I am not going to cry over it I will just call it a year.

12-23-2004, 03:36 PM
Im still scheduling leaf clean ups here in the south. All the leaves have just turned loose over the last couple a weeks.

Off topic...Got a call yesterday. A lady wanted my to give here a leaf clean up price over the phone. She did't understand the program...........unhappy, said she would call me back. People are so lacking common sense these days.

Merry Christmas to you guys...........................sherrill

12-23-2004, 03:40 PM
Luckily, no more clean-ups.

General Grounds
12-23-2004, 03:55 PM
:blob3: 20 or so left here as well im hoping for a clear week after xmas to finish up, than have a few weeks of other work to do, just cant wait to finish leaves so the ever so stupid can stop calling and ask if we "forgot" them. tony

12-23-2004, 04:05 PM
i have one yard to get to, too bad it is under 8" of snow

12-23-2004, 05:35 PM
We have our yards all cleaned up, we shut down between Christmas and New years and then right back at it, but right now our customers are put on a two week schedule so that gives us time to do extra landscaping jobs or pruning and clean ups. That is like having a extra income this time of year because our regular customers continue to pay us a flat monthly fee but I don't usually end up paying overtime like I do in the summer time.

12-23-2004, 05:35 PM
Thanks for the replies so far. I said forget it today and just did my house and neighbors this a.m. before the rain. I'll finish the rest one day next week. I think it looks good weather wise next week in the NE. Good for us. For once.

Mo Green
12-24-2004, 06:47 PM
One more to do on tuesday, them I'm finished.

12-24-2004, 06:51 PM
Finished a week ago and remembered I had my friends grandmothers left. Did it tues and am now finished. First time several years everything got done, expecially nice before Christmas.