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Old 06-25-2013, 10:07 PM
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How often do you mow your residential accounts?

Many of my residential accounts are only wanting bi weekly mows(twice a month).
I'm really wanting 3 times a month or even weekly mows.
How about you guys? What kind of schedule do you guys run on most your residential? Any pointers?

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Old 06-25-2013, 10:08 PM
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Right now doing about 6-7 days
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Old 06-25-2013, 10:10 PM
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Raining daily here, trying to hit every 10 days.
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Old 06-25-2013, 10:12 PM
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Weekly(5-6days).
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Old 06-25-2013, 10:12 PM
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7 days... anything else would seem to be a scheduling nightmare. With it being once a week its easy and people know which day to expect me
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Old 06-25-2013, 10:16 PM
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Any pointers on getting people to do more mows? Weekly mows Instead of "getting by" with every two weeks.
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Old 06-25-2013, 10:21 PM
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Start charging more for bi-weekly service. It's usually more work and takes longer than weekly. Then offer your regular price for weekly if they will change.
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Old 06-25-2013, 10:26 PM
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every week

Charge more for Bi weekly jobs or drop them for weekly jobs
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Old 06-25-2013, 10:29 PM
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Tell them you do not do EOW.

Some lawns are that poor that they can be cut EOW.

Have a weekly price and a EOW price that is 50% more then that weekly price due to the extra load placed on the mower and the extra time edging and trimming from the over grown grass.

At 50% more per mow EOW still costs less per month then every week.
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Old 06-25-2013, 10:31 PM
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Normally every 7 days but we've had a bunch of rain. Trying for every 5 days or less
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