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Old 12-23-2004, 01:56 AM
lawnguyland lawnguyland is offline
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Anyone else have a few fall clean-ups left?

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

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Old 12-23-2004, 09:22 AM
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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
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Old 12-23-2004, 09:47 AM
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i have a few left. but i just might leave them until spring or wait untill January.
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Old 12-23-2004, 12:48 PM
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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.
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Old 12-23-2004, 02:07 PM
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We have 35 or so left - one more week of clean-ups, then som landscaping & odds & ends to conclude the season.
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