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Old 12-24-2012, 02:13 PM
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I got a call sunday night for a leaf pick up before Christmas. Ha. Leaf panels are off and the v box salt spreader is bolted in.
I made some calls to see who was interested in doing the work and he charged him double. It still not getting pick up till after the 25th.
People are idiots.
Why would you wait that long. Its not going to get cheaper the longer you wait.
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Old 12-24-2012, 02:17 PM
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I got a call sunday night for a leaf pick up before Christmas. Ha. Leaf panels are off and the v box salt spreader is bolted in.
I made some calls to see who was interested in doing the work and he charged him double. It still not getting pick up till after the 25th.
People are idiots.
Why would you wait that long. Its not going to get cheaper the longer you wait.
No but they sure as hell think it will. It actually doubles the price. I call it the asshat rate
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:29 PM
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Still getting calls for leaf cleanups. Some people who haven't done a single one all season with layers of dry leaves on top of decomposing leaves. Then they aren't happy with the estimate and want it done for regular season cost. I'm not going to bust my ass and clog my vac a billion times for in season cost. People wait till end of season thinking companies are desperate for any work they will work for peanuts. These are the people you make a list of and avoid recurring services with.
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um yeah, send em my way. i have no problem with making more money
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:31 PM
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Where are you from? If you wanna dick around with lunatic lazy price hunters be my guest. But the recent snow only made this situation worse.
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:32 PM
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And its not worth the added wear and tear on equipment.
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:42 PM
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Where are you from? If you wanna dick around with lunatic lazy price hunters be my guest. But the recent snow only made this situation worse.
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south plainfield.. i work in middlesex, union and somerset counties

i hear you on the price hunters but I mean as far as equipment all I need is a mower and my blower.
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Old 12-29-2012, 06:21 PM
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You got a vac? All these accnts cannot have leaves left behind
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Old 12-31-2012, 11:37 AM
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no I don't have a vac.. i just mulch them up with my mower, throw em on a tarp and drag onto a trailer or bed of pick up.
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:10 PM
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no I don't have a vac.. i just mulch them up with my mower, throw em on a tarp and drag onto a trailer or bed of pick up.
licensed and insured? these are picky high end home customers
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Old 01-10-2013, 01:32 PM
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licensed and insured? these are picky high end home customers
licensed but not insured
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