All Pro Greens - Profit Tip Of The Week

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  1. allprogreens

    allprogreens LawnSite Senior Member
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    When selling a synthetic golf green to a customer, sell in 5 ft. long increments. This will generate you an additional $122.50 to $588.00 profit per job. This can be used to cover insidential costs or go straight to your bottom line profit.

    Here is an example of how it works:
    A customer has a 12' x 32 area he wants to put in a green. You will sell the customer a 12' x 35' green. At $12 a sq. ft. installed price, that is an additional 37 sq. ft. or $444.00 profit you have made on the job.

    This doesn't include the money you can make on landscaping around the green. The photo below shows a $10,000 green around a $50,000 in landscape job that includes plants, trees, block work and rock work around the green.

    Ed Bailey of Ultimate Putting Greens in Atlanta, Georgia just installed a $35,000 putting green around a $100,000 landscape job around the green that another contractor installed. The landscape included plants, trees, walkway, a retaining that wraped around half the green and a water feature.

    Learn every week new tips, strategies, and tactics used by successful contractors how they turned an add-on service into a new division of thier business at our "Insider Secrets" forum: http://www.lawnsite.com/forumdisplay.php?f=138

    Chris
    All Pro Greens
    800-334-9005
    www.allprogreens.com

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