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Old 10-06-2013, 05:57 PM
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I do not see how you can set a price for the hedge trimming and remain true to that whenever they request it? What if they request it a year later? We factor all this into monthly payments in the case that everything is included. Trimming will be included all year but half the time it is never needed. I'm just coming from a stand point of someone trying to hold you to that price you gave them forever ago.
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"Chose desired per occurence services" ?? Really??
Actually besides the op's spelling yeah it's pretty easy to understand
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Old 10-06-2013, 06:08 PM
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Wth is "De-weeding"?

I also like how the thread title is "take a peak", how about "take a peek".
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Old 10-06-2013, 06:15 PM
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Wth is "De-weeding"?

I also like how the thread title is "take a peak", how about "take a peek".
pulling weeds out of beds
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wait why do you prefer Scag? I thought you owned a Bobcat that mowed the first American Colonies
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Old 10-06-2013, 06:17 PM
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I do not see how you can set a price for the hedge trimming and remain true to that whenever they request it? What if they request it a year later? We factor all this into monthly payments in the case that everything is included. Trimming will be included all year but half the time it is never needed. I'm just coming from a stand point of someone trying to hold you to that price you gave them forever ago.
If i want to change prices next year i jsut have them sign a new contract. same as price for mowing or anything else.

if they get a bunch more hedges, enough to warrant a change in price i woudl just have them sign a new one
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Old 10-06-2013, 06:21 PM
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Why not just spray them with a non selective herbicide. A bigger upsell and it does a much better job plus you or your crew doesn't have to waste time "pulling weeds".
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Old 10-06-2013, 06:35 PM
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whatever is miss spelled, ms office cant find it
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Old 10-06-2013, 06:36 PM
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Why not just spray them with a non selective herbicide. A bigger upsell and it does a much better job plus you or your crew doesn't have to waste time "pulling weeds".
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I would consider that part of the de-weeding service
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Old 10-06-2013, 08:41 PM
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I can get more room if i do not do the folding page thing. tho. i did kinda like the try fold.

but if i do 1 full page un folded. the format will be the same. ill jsut be able to put things on individual lines. do you think that will be better?
I think you are on the right path by changing it. As far weeding goes I would change it to say weekly weeding, bi weekly weeding, or monthly weeding.
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:36 PM
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Being serious here ---
Wow. That's a lot to read. Some could be omitted. Most average homeowners do not like a lot legal mumbo jumbo in my (unproven, just guessing) opinion.
I could not read it all. Does it have a clause that says if any part of the contract is found "not enforceable" the rest remains in force.

Too much stuff for my taste. I mean, I like it, but just figuring that out of 10 "free estimates", you will be the only one with a contract. That much reading might be a turn off to some folks. It might work on established clients, though. And it does not seem balanced. It seems to favor the author a little.

Who let's "some yard guy" write down their card number with security code, et al? Not me, that's for sure. I would need a security reference in there that assures me that my card number is safe, at the very least.

Maybe do a front and back. Legal crap on the front and break it into paragraphs with headers and then put all the multitude of service offerings on the back. And spread them out a little. It kinda reminds me of one of those health forms that asks if you have ever had any of the "following 500 dieases" -- and then there is a yes/no check box with 500 hundred diseases listed.

Rip rip tear. "Hey honey, what was the name of that kid with mower behind his bike? You still got his number?"


Yep this is pretty much the case with residential s nowadays, it makes for a really hard sell. Commercials pretty much expect it, but not the residential market these days. That's almost always one of the first questions I get ask on estimates, DO YOU HAVE CONTRACTS? I'M NOT SIGNING A CONTRACT! I even tried the service agreement thing for awhile, even that was a bit hard to sell. You can blame the cable companies and phone companies for ruining the contract thing.
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