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Old 11-23-2001, 05:55 PM
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bill as i said almost no companies where i am do this.

from upstarts to companies with multiple crews. ive worked for companies that did 10 million dollar homes-no edging. ive never used an edger nor seen one being used. by anyone. i do see the odd house with it done, but it never catches on.

i dont think of my self as a half ass cutter. and i know that the huge estate market companies around here don't think off themselves as half ass cutters.

i wont add such a service without CHARGING for it. and right now i don't see the need.

i guess my market is different from yours.

unbelievable, eh?
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Old 11-23-2001, 10:19 PM
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We edge asphalt,concrete, and all beds. No exceptions. It is included in our prices. We use to give customer option but now when I bid on a job I include it in the price.
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Old 11-24-2001, 01:26 AM
Craig Turf Management Craig Turf Management is offline
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You're right. Don't do anything for free.
Not saying you're not a pro, just take the opportunity to set yourself apart. You have to admit that an edged lawn looks much better than the lawns that aren't.
Take care, Bill!
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Old 11-24-2001, 01:45 AM
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I edge everything, everytime. If not, it looks like a 3 year old was doing the job. I can't stand to see grass growing over onto the sidewalks and curbs.

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Old 11-24-2001, 12:27 PM
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"Amen "
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