Help me name my lawncare business

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by agent walker, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. agent walker

    agent walker LawnSite Senior Member
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    I worked for a lawncare company for 5 years and am now taking over the business and need a new name. Any ideas? I'm in Illinois and use walker mowers and do fertilizing and weed control as well. I've thought of cutting edge lawn care, sunrise lawncare, sunrise lawncare and straight line lawncare. But all except the last are already used in Illinois. I do residential and commercial and am trying to market the mid to upper class. I'm not interested in bouncing across a rough lot of crabgrass, so I'd like the name to reflect that, so people no i'm not a 20 dollar-any-size-yard guy.
     
  2. THEGOLDPRO

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
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    whats the name of the company currently?
     
  3. agent walker

    agent walker LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 450

    Oak Hill Contractors. They still use that name in there excavation business. Plus I don't live on Oak Hill Rd
     
  4. c3wlandscaping

    c3wlandscaping LawnSite Member
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    name it something that means something to you. i feel if you do good work your name really doesnt matter. that is just my oppinion

    c3w stands for me my two sons and our last name. even though they are only 5 and 6 they are part of my business.

    chad
     
  5. TNGrassCutter

    TNGrassCutter LawnSite Bronze Member
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    If you want it to sound professional I would leave out "lawncare" and use something like land maintenance, property maintenance, or landscape maintenance. To me "lawn care" is kind of generic like the 20 dollar any yard kind of guy you don't want to be.
     
  6. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,080

    I too sahre your concern, in that I'm without a name since I dropped the incorporation... Perhaps something with the word "Estate" in it, would be helpful... :)
     
  7. TXBullDawg

    TXBullDawg LawnSite Member
    from TX
    Posts: 10

    Since your name is "Agent" Walker, how about 007 Lawn Service :drinkup:
     
  8. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
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    "License To Kill" ... :drinkup:
     
  9. JFGauvreau

    JFGauvreau LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Sesser Property Maintenance

    Sesser Lawn Maintenance
     
  10. superdog1

    superdog1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 218

    Remember that in some states, countries etc. if you use a fictitious name like 007 Lawn Care, you may have to file something letting everyone know who the actual owners are. In PA, you have to file the name with the state and run an ad in the local paper announcing your new CO and who the owners are.
     

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