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Old 11-16-2014, 09:26 PM
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Things are going brown and leaves are coming down around here.
We are still green here and not a whole lotta leaves dropping. Hoping Dec-Feb brings cold weather.
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Old 12-06-2014, 05:26 PM
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Well, first Sat off in 5 or 6 weeks. Even worked a couple Sundays during that timeframe. Warm week here. Going to cool off next week which is nice.

Picked up a nice monthly maintenance account via Angies List. Nice big backyard garden that will be billed hourly. Will be in the range of 500-600/mo. Don't have to cut grass.

I may be in the right area, but Angies List has def. given me some nice business. There is a good bit of riff raff, but the solid customers are just that, solid.
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Old 12-06-2014, 05:35 PM
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So with the amount of time and care that you put into each account how many accounts do you get to a day? It seems like you do fewer but the pay is much better not too much hustle.
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Old 12-06-2014, 06:38 PM
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So with the amount of time and care that you put into each account how many accounts do you get to a day? It seems like you do fewer but the pay is much better not too much hustle.
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Lowest is 2 highest is 6.

Yes, I have less but the pay is better. Most of the work is gardening/detailing. Most properties that I actually maintain the grass have very little. I have one house that is 8-10 MH/Week and none of that is cutting any grass. I definitely don't mind picking up the little 100-150/mo EOW accounts by any means. My hourly rates on those are 50-75/MH with no grass cutting and all pruner work. I include fertilizer in those as it is very little and the accounts are easy breezy.
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Old 12-10-2014, 05:58 PM
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Did more orchids for the same client. Came out great.





Already sold another client on orchids and am going to offer it to my other clients.
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Old 12-23-2014, 06:03 PM
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Got a few year end toys for write offs.
Got a Stihl and Redmax backpack blower and a brand new Husqvarna verticutter. Glad the dealer told me that if I order without the flail blades it saved me $125 as I purchased the delta blade assembly and have no use for the flails.

About to close my first $2-K+/mo. resi that literally fell in my lap.
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