Dropping a customer...

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by GTLC, Nov 13, 2004.

  1. GTLC

    GTLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 700

    OK, obviously I haven't been doing my homework lately. I finally finished my mowing year. And then I realized I mowed at the home of an owner of a local moving & storage company. It finally hit me that this is the same guy that tried to steal thousands of dollars from my uncle's girlfriend one year ago. However, this guy is nice to me at least and always pays me on time?

    Should I drop him b/c of the risk or keep him next year?
     
  2. cleancutccl

    cleancutccl LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 698

    If he pays on time, and you actually make a good profit on the property keep doing it, you don't have to tell everyone that you maintain his yard.
     
  3. Travis Followell

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

    If he is a good customer then definately keep on mowing his yard.
     
  4. locutus

    locutus LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NC
    Posts: 1,266

    An Uncles girlfriend is a bit distant of a relationship, if you can call it that, to get worked up about. Remember, there are two sides to every story. If he pays you on time dont worry about it. If it really, really, bothers you, keep your mouth shut and give all of the procedes from this account to your Uncles girlfriend. Wouldn't that be more productive?
     
  5. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,853

    If he always pays on time and never causes any problems I would keep him.
     
  6. tx_angler

    tx_angler LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 278

    Business is business - personal matters are another matter. With that being said, remember what the snake said, "You knew I was a snake when we met"
     
  7. desert rose gardening

    desert rose gardening LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 387

    The guy tried to steal MONEY from someone you know, and you ask if you should WORK for him? Thats all im going to say.
     
  8. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,564

    remember as someone else stated there are two sides to every story.
     
  9. cutnedge

    cutnedge LawnSite Member
    Posts: 194

    If it was my uncles girlfriend this guy tried to steal the thousands from, I'd prbably give him a rate! :blob3:
     
  10. cutnedge

    cutnedge LawnSite Member
    Posts: 194

    If it was my uncles girlfriend this guy tried to steal the thousands from, I'd probably give him a better rate! :blob3: (sorry, I left out the better)
     

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