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Fall Clean Up Question

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by MICHPLOWER, Aug 30, 2010.


    MICHPLOWER LawnSite Member
    Posts: 98

    I was just wondering when getting new customers for FALL CLEAN UP do you have them sign a agreement to make sure you get paid when job is completed or just a hand shake? if you do have them sign a agreement does anybody have a sample i could maybe used, I search everywhere on here and found nothing

    Thanks in advance
  2. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,081

    If I have to have a signed piece of paper to clean up a lawn, I wouldn't do the job at all. I hate paperwork, and hate rippoff cheapskates even more. Nothing makes a person feel lower than realizing his neighbors know that, he/she ripped off a lawnboy. :laugh:
  3. sven1277

    sven1277 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 630

    Never require contracts for leaf removal and have had very few problems in 14 years.
  4. Coffeecraver

    Coffeecraver LawnSite Senior Member
    from VA.
    Posts: 793

    With any job you do get it in writing and if it includes materials get 1/3 to 1/2 down. A check and a signature prior to starting work.

  5. betterlawnsandlandscaping

    betterlawnsandlandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 255

    What do you think?

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