help my brother

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by lsu03, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. lsu03

    lsu03 LawnSite Senior Member
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    one of my little brothers wants to start mowing grass this spring. he is 15 and lives in a neighborhood with maybe 30 houses that would take a 21" about an hour to mow. problem is though, my mom doesn't really want to let him b/c there is another lco in the neighborhood already. any suggestions for him?
     
  2. JRS Landscaping

    JRS Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    start advertising that he cuts lawns and dont try and stael the other companys accounts.
     
  3. echeandia

    echeandia LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I love statements like this. Your trying to tell us that your 15 year old brother can cut the lawn for a single family home in less than 2 minutes with a 21" push mower. I want to see that!
     
  4. RedSox4Life

    RedSox4Life LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mass
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    Or he meant they'd take an hour each...
     
  5. echeandia

    echeandia LawnSite Bronze Member
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    It could be but it's not what he wrote.
     
  6. shane mapes

    shane mapes LawnSite Senior Member
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    that comment is pretty childish.. anyway let your mother know that's how this type of work is . if he can do a good job on the lawns without service providers , then he will start to get the other guys stuff or they can work in the same development and both make $$$
     
  7. LushGreenLawn

    LushGreenLawn LawnSite Silver Member
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    Mabye you could see if the local LCO neds help? He probrably would not let him run a mower at 15, but might let him help with cleanups, ect.

    A lot easier that dealing with taxes and everything at 15.
     
  8. wburks

    wburks LawnSite Member
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    I seen Is His message about 1 hour
     
  9. lsu03

    lsu03 LawnSite Senior Member
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    so sorry. each lawn would take an hour...:hammerhead:
     
  10. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
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    What he means by his statement is that it takes about an hour to mow each of the 30 lawns with a 21" mower !!
     

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