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Old 01-03-2014, 03:58 PM
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How often do your customers get done?

Like the title says. What's the average time span people wait between mows?
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Old 01-03-2014, 05:29 PM
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All my lawns are irrigated. I have 19 weekly clients, and 2 bi-weekly. They all need it weekly, but the two are trying to save money.
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Old 01-03-2014, 07:39 PM
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all your threads you have posted recently are so hard to answer. So many variables. higher end people may wait 5 days. some people try an stretch 2 weeks. Lawns that get treated are different then not. non irrigated lawns are different then irrigated lawns. Bermuda is different then fescue. June is different then april. Im not trying to be rude but all your threads youre making recently is almost impossible to answer we are all in different parts of the country.
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Old 01-03-2014, 07:55 PM
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7-10 days.
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Old 01-03-2014, 08:19 PM
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In Florida I don't do any bi weekly. Only weekly
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Old 01-03-2014, 08:38 PM
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EOW customers seem to never want any up sell work. No fert, aerate, clean ups, lime, pruning, nothin'.

Many EOW are cheap and claim their lawn never grows. Yet grows so much that two week growth is so high it takes double the time to mulch the lawn.

I do not want EOW. I will do them if it is a week lawn that hardly grows and it is a senior citizen that is not well off. Though I always say that if the lawn grows to much then I will change them over to weekly.

All of my lawns are weekly at this time.
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Old 01-03-2014, 09:45 PM
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I have 7,10 and 14 day yards. I even have a 21 day yard. It's all in what the customer wants.
All equipment is wore out. <- Never mind. All equipment has been repainted and with new decals. It's like I have new mower's again!
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<- That's how I feel at the end of the day.
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Old 01-03-2014, 09:53 PM
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I have all weekly (weather depending) save for 1 bi weekly for an elderly lady who just needs it cut to keep the neighbors happy. 1/2 acre, flat, no obstacle, no extras. Mow and go, check in the mail every month. I will not take any more biweekly customers, however I will skip them as the growing conditions dictate.
Just like everyone else on here, I have stuff that cuts, whacks, mows and blows. And way to haul it around.
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Old 01-03-2014, 11:33 PM
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They wait 7 days.
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Stihl FC110 Edger
Stihl FS90 Trimmer
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Stihl MS391 25" Bar Chainsaw
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Earthquake 16" Rear Tine Tiller
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Old 01-04-2014, 12:44 AM
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This year I'm focus only on obtaining weekly clients and phase out the EOW. I use to quote a weekly and bi-weekly rate but have stopped that. I have a client that has always been EOW and mowing it is time consuming. 1 acre which house has septic tank and leach field is in the front yard so it is always being fertilized and watered.
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