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Old 01-25-2012, 06:16 PM
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Cutting grass just keeps your business afloat. Landscape/Hardscape installs is what makes your company profit.
speak for yourself. How much profit in a day do you consider reasonable?
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Old 02-15-2012, 06:42 PM
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To get more maintenance jobs you might offer a guarantee to your install customers if they sign a maintenance agreement. I find that people who pay to have someone install plants flowers etc. like having someone else maintain it. A lot of my maintenance customers signed with me because I guaranteed plant replacement if something died. Ive never had to replace a plant. My "agreement" or contract also states that I am not liable for freeze, irrigation damages, drought and so on.
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:17 PM
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Landscape installs are highly profitable and sought after, however they are not steady enough and that is exactly why lawn mowing is crucial to our bottom line.
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