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Old 05-05-2012, 09:25 PM
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Looks really good man.
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Old 05-05-2012, 09:26 PM
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Ya know kid you are going to give some "professional" companies a serious run for their money on the finished look of your properties.
The lines are straight, the edging looks _____ hot and I'm sure your clients are happy with the work.

Long as you keep up that kind of work, charge a fair price (don't low ball just because you are young) and get some liability insurance sooner or later you should be in this for the long haul.

I have to give you a lot of kudos for the fact that you are out and getting it done while 99.9% of the other punks your age are sitting their fat axxes on the couch doing drugs, playing PS3 and getting their girl friends pregnant.

Keep it up man. Your parents have got to be proud of ya.
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Old 05-05-2012, 09:31 PM
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Impressive, I remember cutting the grass for like 10 elderly people in my old trailer park when I was eleven years old. Now I'm working for the third largest landscaping company in the U.S.
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In the 90s when I got my start I was the definition of weekend hack. $500 worth of wal mart equipment working out of a car trunk for 2 weeks. I had bought a pickup but it was delayed in the delivery and I had customers needing mowed from my newspaper listing. But I tried my best to provide the best work I could and soon moved beyond the hack equipment look.

Today I play with the biggest dogs in town.

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Old 05-05-2012, 09:41 PM
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Good thread, keep it up!
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Old 05-05-2012, 09:42 PM
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Looks pretty darn good to me. My only suggestion is you might want to retire the blown-out jeans...your work looks pro and it's the only thing keeping you from looking pro too. I hope you're charging accordingly because the quality of your work is well beyond what "little Johnny from up the road" typically provides.
Thanks alot. How to rest of the uniform? I realy like the idea of wearing the reflective vest and will continue to. I want to get ones with my logo. I will get work pants. Thanks for the comment
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Old 05-05-2012, 09:48 PM
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Ya know kid you are going to give some "professional" companies a serious run for their money on the finished look of your properties.
The lines are straight, the edging looks _____ hot and I'm sure your clients are happy with the work.

Long as you keep up that kind of work, charge a fair price (don't low ball just because you are young) and get some liability insurance sooner or later you should be in this for the long haul.

I have to give you a lot of kudos for the fact that you are out and getting it done while 99.9% of the other punks your age are sitting their fat axxes on the couch doing drugs, playing PS3 and getting their girl friends pregnant.

Keep it up man. Your parents have got to be proud of ya.
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In the 90s when I got my start I was the definition of weekend hack. $500 worth of wal mart equipment working out of a car trunk for 2 weeks. I had bought a pickup but it was delayed in the delivery and I had customers needing mowed from my newspaper listing. But I tried my best to provide the best work I could and soon moved beyond the hack equipment look.

Today I play with the biggest dogs in town.

www.brickmanpropertyservices.com


Hey thanks alot. I do have a pretty impressive setup for 14 years OLD. all is commercial grade and in new or almost new condition. I bought the walkbehind with sulky with 80 hours on it two months ago.
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Old 05-05-2012, 09:52 PM
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The rest looks fine...I don't know if I'd wear white, but if Mom doesn't mind, lol (I'm assuming she does the laundry).

A golf/polo or other collared shirt goes a long way in providing a professional look in my opinion. I don't have mine lettered but I bought a whole bunch of matching ones on the bargain rack at the J. Crew outlet store for $5 each. I wear jeans for landscaping work when it's not too hot and Dockers/Dickies for mowing until it's too hot to do so..then it's Dockers cargo shorts.
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Old 05-05-2012, 10:00 PM
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haha. its funny cause my mom had a cow (not really) after a mulch job and the white shirts being super dirty. i will probslly go with the groundsguys uniform. my logo is green and yellow, so a yellow hat with my logo and a yellow or yellow and green polo with logo plus reflective vest with logo ontop. once again thanks for the nice comments
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Old 05-05-2012, 10:06 PM
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In the 90s when I got my start I was the definition of weekend hack. $500 worth of wal mart equipment working out of a car trunk for 2 weeks. I had bought a pickup but it was delayed in the delivery and I had customers needing mowed from my newspaper listing. But I tried my best to provide the best work I could and soon moved beyond the hack equipment look.

Today I play with the biggest dogs in town.

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For BPS##

Did you ever here of the Brickman Group, before you came up with your name?
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Old 05-05-2012, 10:19 PM
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he probably did lol. I
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