do you skip parts of the job?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawnwizards, May 2, 2008.

  1. lawnwizards

    lawnwizards LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,434

    say you arrive to a house and complete the cut and trim but its very windy and there are no grass clippings on the walk, do you still blow? same thing about trimming, say you trimmed too short the week before and it doesnt need it, do you go through the motions or skip it?

  2. david shumaker

    david shumaker LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 721

    I skip it, especially the trimming in July and Aug. It evens out because sometimes you have to pick up a 1,000 sticks in the yard after a storm.
  3. MileHigh

    MileHigh LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,466

    I love cutting in the wind..takes a whole element out of the job!! I don't blow if it's windy outside....unless it's NEEDED.

    FIRESCOOBY LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 981

    I think there is always gonna be some things that might not have to be done at times. I leave my accounts looking good every time. I believe in the theory..."Work smarter, not harder".
  5. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,411

    I leave out trimming if I trimmed to low the week before and If I dont get grass on anything then I dont blow. I always leave a lawn looking good but do only the work needed.
  6. billslawn89

    billslawn89 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,365

    go thru motions..never know who watching
  7. Albery's Lawn & Tractor

    Albery's Lawn & Tractor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,674

    Good point, but I also believe if your getting paid to do the complete job then do it.
  8. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
    Posts: 3,609

    skip and charge!!!
  9. Lovingreen

    Lovingreen LawnSite Member
    Posts: 147

    Just make it look good, sometimes thats more work than others
  10. DLCS

    DLCS LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,380

    Job is complete, but sometimes steps are not needed.

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