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Holiday Tips

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by PYMLscape, Nov 27, 2006.

  1. PYMLscape

    PYMLscape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 44

    Thanks for everyone's input re: Stolen Work.

    Now a new question (just curious) How many of you get holiday tips from customers?

    Anything unusual, say a huge amount of $$ or funny, like an old, regifted fruitcake?

    Just wondering.
  2. firefightergw

    firefightergw LawnSite Gold Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 3,340

    Just Christmas Cards. I wish I did get some $ as tips though.
  3. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,513

    I have one residential account that gives me a $50 gift card to Outback or something like that every year. Other than that, it's hit or miss each year.:)
  4. Az Gardener

    Az Gardener LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,899

    My guys do really well foreman will get between 1-2K leadmen and long time labors will get a couple hundred. Plus tons of goddies.
  5. firefightergw

    firefightergw LawnSite Gold Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 3,340

    From your customers? Wow!:laugh: :laugh:
  6. parkeeee

    parkeeee LawnSite Member
    Posts: 227

    First year. I don't expect anything.
  7. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,850

    not from the tightwads I service. I have only received one tip while working in the past 3 years and it was earlier this fall from a one-time job in a city I don't normally work in.
  8. Gatewayuser

    Gatewayuser LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,734

    I get $25-100 from most customers. I do have a customer that I got this year and he has been know to give people that do work for him crazy stuff like the one guy got a new 60" tv. I can't wait! He bought his girl friend a BMW X3 3.0lt for her b-day and they broke up and she got to keep it too.
  9. Clear-Cut

    Clear-Cut LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 481

    sounds like its time to start servicing that other city lol
  10. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Senior Moderator
    Posts: 6,074

    That's really good. Speaks volumes about your company, your customers must be pleased.

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