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Old 02-28-2013, 11:46 AM
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This is what we have to compete with here in Maryland

I hear it on this site time and time again that you wont drop the gate for less than $30 to $35. Come on over to MD with us and start quoting those prices and see how many customers you pick up. These were left in neighborhoods that we would quote $25 to $28 for. At $20 these guys CAN NOT be paying any tax's.


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Old 02-28-2013, 11:50 AM
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This is what we have to compete with here in Maryland

I will work a drive thru at McDonald's before I cut a yard for$20.
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Old 02-28-2013, 11:58 AM
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How big are the lawns?
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Old 02-28-2013, 11:59 AM
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I hope you put my flyers back after you took pictures of them.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:02 PM
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These were just average size suburb lawns of around 6,000 to 8,000 square feet.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:04 PM
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I hope you put my flyers back after you took pictures of them.


We only took flyers off our own customers mailbox's........which BTW is illegal to leave flyers in or on the mailbox.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:07 PM
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i follow a $25 minimum up here in the mountains.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:12 PM
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I guess I'm lucky. Lawns a good bit bigger down in Southern Maryland, I haven't seen these kind of flyers or prices.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:12 PM
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These were just average size suburb lawns of around 6,000 to 8,000 square feet.
I guess if they could bust out 3 or 4 an hour without moving their truck much it could be worth it?? Those are really small lots. We dont have many of those around here. My smallest is 10,000 sq. ft. and I get $35.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:28 PM
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The people that call those are not the clients you would want anyways. If you are able to offer the client something special than the price becomes secondary. Remember it takes years to build a good client base.

Just curious is gutter cleaning a pretty standard option in your area? Most insurance companies will not insure landscapers under the landscape rate if they go for than 6' off the ground.
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