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ADD Power washer

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by Mr.Lawn, Feb 9, 2007.

  1. Mr.Lawn

    Mr.Lawn LawnSite Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 93

    Does anybody offer a power washer service as an extra?? Would this be a good thing to offer or a poor roi
  2. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 2,994

    I have thought about it. But would you really have time to do it? Maybe when the season slows down in the winter. Definitely something to think about. I would just do driveways, decks, sidewalks, etc. I think there is to much liability doing houses....breaking windows, destroying siding. It would be hard to break a driveway.:)
  3. robbo521

    robbo521 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 601

    i do power washing.just about all the house's i mowed last year wanted it done.so i jumped right in it,had all the tools and stuff to do it.did,house's,driveways,walkways,decks,flower bed rocks.
  4. GreenN'Clean

    GreenN'Clean LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,512

    I added power washing about 3 years ago, its paid off very well. Start off offering it to your exisiting customers and build from there
  5. LawnSharks

    LawnSharks LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 300

    We offer this service as well. Quite lucrative. We only do horizontal surfaces (driveways, walkways, decks etc.). As previously mentioned, we don't do houses due to liability issues. I'd suggest offering it if you have the time and equipment. Don't buy cheap "hobby" equipment. Go ahead and spend the extra couple hundred and get good equipment that will last.
    Good luck!
  6. Shawns Lawns

    Shawns Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 638

    I was also thinking about it as well. If you have the customers that want the service i say go for it.:waving:

    MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,566

    I do it three years full time job,started out quite stupid bought the wrong machine could not bid work but i have learned.
  8. GreenN'Clean

    GreenN'Clean LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,512

    I have a friend who just does powerwashing for reality companies and he makes a fortune
  9. mountianview

    mountianview LawnSite Member
    Posts: 100

    They wanted an extra $1000 for insurance Joe walters best deal on insurance get your free copys of cleaner times magazine ??? only 133 frost free days here.

    MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,566

    It's funny i get cleaner times, don't know why they keep sending a bill i never paid but we get it in the mail it's not bad.

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