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Old 11-07-2004, 06:54 PM
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mtdman.....i agree if it was going to be his last cleanup...but i simply took most of the leaves that i was going to fiind there the next time i went. he knew he had to do one more. he even told us that.

i dont do more cleanups on windy days.

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Old 11-07-2004, 06:55 PM
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correction....

I WON'T do more on windy days.
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Old 11-07-2004, 06:59 PM
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mtdman.....i agree if it was going to be his last cleanup...but i simply took most of the leaves that i was going to fiind there the next time i went. he knew he had to do one more. he even told us that.

i dont do more cleanups on windy days.

george
Right on. I wasn't trying to bust your balls about it, just offering advice.

Where exactly are you working around here?
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Old 11-07-2004, 07:03 PM
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Last Saturday had 30-40 mph winds and we were way behind for the week with the bad weather as the day went on it picked up big time we pull up to the last 3 houses of the day and there is just nothing we can do because the wind is blowing away from the treelawns where we place the leaves.What makes it worse is the one lady has her house up for sale and likes it to look good for open houses on Sunday.
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Old 11-07-2004, 07:18 PM
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MTDman,

no problem. i have thick skin.

I am in Livonia, but just a part timer. I work at Ford during the day.

anyway, i try to stay in Canton, Farm. Hills, Canton, Plymouth, Northville and Novi area. I have gone as far away as Royal Oak for a sod/landscape job.

The fall cleanup job in question was in Southfield.

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Old 11-07-2004, 08:19 PM
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You should have charged him for the 45 minutes he spent talking to your wife on the phone. Another one of those hidden costs.
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Old 11-07-2004, 09:02 PM
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cantoo, the next estimate we sent him i included that day time minutes wasted.

BTW, if he was any younger, i'd say he was hitting on my wife. here is a pic of her.
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Old 11-07-2004, 09:07 PM
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pic again..the first time it was too big.
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Old 11-07-2004, 09:31 PM
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yup, then the next round of arguments will begin, "i'm not paying for the whole cleanup, you finished up by nov. 10th, you don't expect me to pay this entire bill."
BG,

Isn't this where you chime in with the "excessive wind surcharge"?

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Old 11-07-2004, 09:36 PM
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Hey, I know her, she lives in Livonia right? Not too far off the 696? Nice lawn out front?

Just kidding. I spent a couple of years working in Michigan. I delivered a couple of houses to the Southfied area. Inkster just under the 696 overpass. Also sent a few to the Farmington Hills area, in fact we pulled down a 10,000 pair phone line on one job.
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