A few questions for my first post. I am just expanding my business into commercial lawn maintenance and was wondering what the average is for yearly contracts versus per cut contracts. Heres my situation. I have a fairly large apartment complex that I already do the snow removal for. I spoke with the owner and told him about my business expansion, and he was eager for a bid. I hinted toward a 12 month contract, and he said budgeting was not a problem. How do I get this complex on a yearly contract, versus a per cut contract. How do you sell that to the customer in this situation. By the way, he just wants cut, trim and blow. He said he may want other services, but doesn't want them in the price.