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another dumb customer.

Discussion in 'Florida Lawn Care Forum' started by the_bug_guy, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. the_bug_guy

    the_bug_guy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 96

    Got a call for carpenter ants. Took my $65k rig and tools have to use termidor figured id give the guy a break. Bait the house with optic guard dust the attic and base of house and ant trails with termidor and coke ( not cocaine) and give him a discount. $350.00.. he jumps and screams tells me I'm just trying to rip him off. I leave he calls back today and says ok I got the job if ill do it for $275.00. I asked why... his answer. Yours was the cheapest bid.
    I was dumb founded I was cheapest and I could have the job if I dropped my price.
    I told him sure. Ill be st your house the first Monday of December. He hung up on me
     
  2. bugsNbows

    bugsNbows LawnSite Member
    Posts: 170

    We certainly don't negotiate prices. We figure out all associated costs, set the price and deliver it. If somebody wants cheap, we encourage them to call a bottom feeder company. LOL.
     
  3. gregory

    gregory LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,068

    thats funny.......
     

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