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Old 04-16-2010, 06:57 AM
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Adding "Washing" to the menu!!

I am in 4th "Professional" year of lawn care

Just finished construction on personal house---vinyl siding

Know I need a pressure washer to keep up appearances

since I will be purchasing unit soon I figured I might as well add it to the list of services I offer in lawn care biz

I want to know:

(1) what would be a good commercial brand of PWer to start with---that can easily handle what I have personallly and be a part of commercial use

(2) Commercial rates??? I have no idea what to charge---how do you guys figure a good reasonable rate of charge for things like decks, concrete walks, vinyl siding, cinder block walls, etc

Any help is helpful!!

David
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Old 04-24-2010, 07:48 AM
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to learn what to do and what equipment you will need for house/roof washing go to PT State

To learn everything you need to know about roof washing, go to RCF
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Old 05-16-2010, 10:56 AM
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PLEASE do your due diligence before adding this to your list of services. Alot of research is necessary BEFORE anyone starts to offer the service.
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Old 05-17-2010, 12:14 PM
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I so agree with precision.

I have been in business for myself since 2001 and I have had some other things that I have added and did part time or whatever you want to call it. But one thing I have learned is unless you have enough staff to handle all of the new services that you offer, you will be just half hitting all of the business.
I have changed my thinking the last couple of years and have left some of those other services go and focussing more of my time just toward my main business, and have started to make a difference.

I don't have to have all those different machines for those other services and I spend all my time and energy on one thing and am making more now than I did hopping around with different services.

Hate to throw cold water on your plan but why not spend more time marketing your lawn care because that is your main thing.
Find your one thing and do it better than anyone else out there, then you will win!!
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Old 06-27-2010, 10:57 AM
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I have two commercial mowers. Guess what service I DO NOT offer? Mowing. Why? I spend too much time and money marketing my cleaning to fully reap the rewards of the mowers. I would shortchange myself if I did, and end up doing one, or both, half-azzed.
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