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Old 02-15-2011, 06:44 PM
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This year is different than last year for us. Its going to be sun up till sun down.
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Old 02-21-2011, 12:24 AM
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when the dew is burned off.
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Old 03-10-2011, 09:45 PM
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Guys start at the shop at 5:30 , they get 15 mins to pm the equiptment, load, fuel and so on. If they aren't out the door by 5:45 they I'm getting nervous why. On the commercial Job by 6:00 am, Start Res around 8:00 am. Work a 10 hour day, 4 days a week. Three day weekends
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Old 03-10-2011, 09:56 PM
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Man most of you guys start early. I dont even wake up till 7:30 and I probably get to my first account around 8:30 I hate cutting when there is dew on the grass because of clumping.
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Old 03-11-2011, 03:55 AM
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7am residential as long as it's dry enough.

No complaints so far but I experimented with earlier than that, 6:00-6:30, and started getting a few calls. Occasionally I'll get a request to move a specific customer to later in the day because their neighbor works nights but usually no bid deal
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Old 03-11-2011, 09:21 AM
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We like to be on the first job by 8am.....finish last by 4pm.....mon-fri only, no weekends unless we are more than 2 days behind schedule which rarely ever happens.....we do have some shopping centers/ warehouse complexes that can be done as early as first light if we need to catch up...but not part of the norm for us.
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