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Old 03-07-2013, 09:45 PM
Weekend cut easymoney Weekend cut easymoney is offline
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Location: Texas-The Hilly part
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You need to get maintenance agreements, contracts signed and agreed to ensure you don't get taken advantage of...many guys without contracts are expected to be there week after week for the entire season yet many customers call and cancel with little or no notice ....i agree to service your yard for the next 9 months hence i am tied to an implied contract, certainly being fired if i failed to show up...why should the client not have to make a committment?

Contracts allow you to plan for the future and expand, hiring employees, buying and paying for equipment...
Good luck with having anormal life with call in or non committal customers...if other guys like it and can make it work without it...i applaud them....take what you can to make a living and then move to the ease of contracts...much easier
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