How Many People Do This Full Time? How Many People Do This Part Time?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by KcLawnServices, Jan 23, 2006.

  1. KcLawnServices

    KcLawnServices LawnSite Member
    Posts: 42

    Hey just wanted to know how many people do this full time..If you do this full time how many accounts do you have?

    Part time how many do you have ?
     
  2. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,858

    Well here's a question that gets asked every 2 weeks on here... :p

    I do this full time! Can't you tell? It's the middle of the afternoon on a monday and I'm home and sitting in front of the computer! Ahhhh, winter!

    I have about 70 or so accounts. I added the square footage up once and got a ballpark number of like a million+ sq. feet of grass a week. (I forget now what it was exactly)
     
  3. cuttingmaniac22

    cuttingmaniac22 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 30

    Wow, talk about some cash, jeeze good job man!
     
  4. MudslinginFX4

    MudslinginFX4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,170

    Full-time, even during the winter I keep the guys on the clock with 30-40 hours/ week.
     
  5. Mr.Mow-It-All

    Mr.Mow-It-All LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 506

    Going full time this year. I only have 8 accounts, but approximaltey 100 different homes.
     
  6. mslawn

    mslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    from LA
    Posts: 483

    Full time.
     
  7. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,335

    I do about 5 accounts now on a part time basis. I am a freshman in high school, and I help my dad farm about 350 acres of wheat and row crops. This summer I will get my un-restricted drivers license, so I would like to be doing 10 to maybe 15 by mid- summer, but I think that will be all I can handle to do that many.
     
  8. TURF DOCTOR

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,138

    Full time also alot of people think winter is slow but we stay busy year round not as much but busy.
     
  9. cuttingmaniac22

    cuttingmaniac22 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 30

    I am only part time, beings i am still in highschool it is kinda hard to be full time!!!
     
  10. ftw_lawncareguy

    ftw_lawncareguy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 13

    fulltime here 50+ accounts being winter im still real busy because da dum leafs i was wondering do ya charge by the trash bag or hourly beacuse i did this house and no lie i did over 200 trash bags i charged dem $20hr x 2?
     

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