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Old 08-09-2011, 11:05 PM
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Fall Clean-up When does every-1 start them

I was just wondering when does everyone start their fall clean-ups. I like to start mine mid October. Also how many times do you do them just one big clean-up , 2 visits. Thanks in advance for any input or help.
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Old 08-09-2011, 11:06 PM
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I start mine tomorrow.


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Old 08-09-2011, 11:32 PM
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I just got 4 calls this week alone about them, gonna give estimates tomorrow.

I'm working on a flyer going out to my heavily wooded neighborhoods advertising leaf clean-up. I want to get some early sign-ups so I have an idea of how much work I can expect to be doing over the next few months or so
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Old 08-09-2011, 11:38 PM
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I don't even want to think about fall clean-ups right now!!!

I usually start in early-mid october (depending on weather). This year, I'm just questioning how in the world I am going to be able to get all of my accounts done, I just won't have the time I had in years past.
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Old 08-09-2011, 11:51 PM
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omg your starting right now??? the only thing dropping leaves right now are berch and sweetgum trees
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Old 08-09-2011, 11:54 PM
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charge by the man hr . i charge 38.00 per man hr so if three guys r on 1 property for an hr. total is 114.00
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Old 08-10-2011, 12:06 AM
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fall cleanups?...about 3 months away from now...long time
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Old 08-10-2011, 12:15 AM
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omg your starting right now??? the only thing dropping leaves right now are berch and sweetgum trees
I wondered who was going to take me seriously.
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Old 08-10-2011, 12:29 AM
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Old 08-10-2011, 07:48 AM
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Regular, repeat, mowing customers will get 3 or 4 visits where I do cleanup in late October and November. We stay on top of it all Fall. I know from prior years how much to charge them.

Random phone call get a $275 minimum to weed out the cheapos. We do them in 1 visit, based on when they call, first come first serve. I have a limited "inventory" of days I can allocate to the random callers, so I can be a little more picky than in the past.
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