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A 14 year old's work and equipment.

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Exmarkboy13, May 5, 2012.

  1. Exmarkboy13

    Exmarkboy13 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 507

    aHAHA yes sir. Im a true italian. Been there and speak it fluently. Proud of my nationality and heritage. And yes, the fam is fro the old country. Thanks :)
  2. Greyst1

    Greyst1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 897

    Me too, Io Calabrese!

    Italiani tutto fanno meglio

    My Italian isn't the best, but i understand it better than i can speak it.
  3. Exmarkboy13

    Exmarkboy13 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 507

    No ****, Im calabrese to! From a town called Gizzeria. I live in Brooklyn, OH.

    And yes, we do things better ;)
  4. CowboysLawnCareDelaware

    CowboysLawnCareDelaware LawnSite Senior Member
    from DE
    Posts: 555

    Looks great man, I started out when I was 13 and I was the only one of my friends who loved the work. I would definitely upgrade the jeans for the professional look like a few other members have stated. Im 20 and this past year was the first year I was licensed and insured, and I am right there with you as far as the number of accounts, but im six years behind.

    Don't let anyone treat you like you don't know what you are doing and if you ever have an issue with a new customer that doesn't want to pay you, bring your dad or a family member that understands the work you are doing to help explain to the client and try to solve any issues. I was ready to take a client to court over an unpaid sod job, but my bringing my dad to the site calmed down the client. Plus the fact that my dad is pretty big from working construction all of his life helped. Moral of the story, always cross your "t's" and cross your "i's" in the contract and get 30-50% of the money before the job for material cost.

    Feel free to ask me any questions about the business, most of the members have been through it and can help you out.

  5. Exmarkboy13

    Exmarkboy13 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 507

    Thanks a lot. I actually have complete new uniforms that are alot different. Ill make a new thread for 2013 in afew months. And thanks alot. I have a handle on things pretty good now, but if something comes up, ill let you know. thanks :)
  6. Schrock Lawns

    Schrock Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 944

    Looks real good I'm also 14 what equip do you run?
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  7. CowboysLawnCareDelaware

    CowboysLawnCareDelaware LawnSite Senior Member
    from DE
    Posts: 555

    All of his equipment is posted on the bottom half of his thread.

  8. kawasaki guy

    kawasaki guy LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from S. New Jersey
    Posts: 11,759

    great work! :)
  9. C Jovingo Landscaping

    C Jovingo Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 436

    Very impressive for 14. Keep it up!
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  10. KeyHouse

    KeyHouse LawnSite Member
    Posts: 2

    What kind of edger do you use?

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