A new fee to think about

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by grasswhacker, Oct 8, 2004.

  1. grasswhacker

    grasswhacker LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,873

    Since we are looking at adding dew fees, poo fees and past due fees; along with obstacle fees, high fuel fees and doulbe mowing fees.
    WHY not add hot weather fees. I mean when it gets 95+ out there it really takes it's toll on us lawn guys/gals. What about charging .50 for every degree over 95 which at least would help to recoup cost for gatorade?
  2. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Former Moderator
    Posts: 6,073

    Yeah and don't forget the colder weather fee, when you have to stop and get hot chocolate/coffee to warm up a bit. ;)
  3. dcondon

    dcondon LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,246

    maybe a sweatshirt fee!!! :rolleyes:
  4. qualitylandscaping

    qualitylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,581

    How about a "I don't feel like getting out of bed to mow fee"?! :sleeping:
  5. Brandyanna

    Brandyanna LawnSite Member
    Posts: 29

    Or I have to drive to a gas station to PEE fee.
  6. rookiemower

    rookiemower LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 766

    As Al Borland on Tool Time would put it, "I don't think so Tim"
  7. qualitylandscaping

    qualitylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,581

    I guess you guys could really add all of these charges.. Start at a $5 base charge for your "thinking fee" and from there the possibilities to $25+ is endless.. Have fun with it.. Show your customers the cost breakdown too lol :cool2:
  8. DennisF

    DennisF LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 1,381

    How about an invoice processing fee? Make them pay extra because you have to bill them.
  9. qualitylandscaping

    qualitylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,581

    hell you could add on a stamp peeling fee.. Licking isn't needed anymore but you need to peel all the stamps off the roll.. payup
  10. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Posts: 2,207

    Add any fee that the customer is willing to pay.

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