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Old 11-10-2003, 09:34 PM
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First I would like to say this is a awesome website.Ok now to my question,I am looking at starting up a lawn mowing or power washing business part time.I get out of work a 1pm and get home around 1:10 but we live in apartment so I would have to store my trailer and equipment some where else,so there is extra time and money.Weekend work would be rather touch and go.Now the power washing
business I can keep right in the truck and leave for a job right from work.I know this is a lawn site only.But I need your honest oppion,do I have enough time to mow?Would the extra money to store my equipment drain me,I am just doing this part time?Thank you and I look forward to hearing your oppions.
Tim
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Old 11-10-2003, 10:43 PM
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Plenty of time to mow. Land about 4-6 accounts a night and about 10 or so on saturday and soon you'll find yourself quitting your job to make more $ with this.
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Old 11-10-2003, 11:36 PM
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I rent a 10x30 store room to keep the my ztr and w/b in and have plenty of room to store everything. I have built shelves and I even have a small shop built in there to sharpen blades and such. $145/month and 100% tax deductable.

Like justmjc said do it and you'll never look back, good luck.
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Old 11-11-2003, 03:45 PM
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Hi Lawnman,

Here is a post you may find helpful.

Shops V.S rental storage units?
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Old 11-12-2003, 03:46 AM
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Everyone had to start somewhere. It's up to you how far and how much it grows. If you really want to get something done you'll find the time.
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