job packages

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by greenhornet, Mar 11, 2003.

  1. greenhornet

    greenhornet LawnSite Member
    Posts: 13

    I have owned and operated a small 2 man residential lawn care business for the past 3 years. We ended last season with 40 weekly customers with no contracts. This season I am considering offering packages(mowing, bush trimming, leaf removal, etc.) at a one flat monthly fee. Would you all recommend doing this, and if so, what services would you include? Also, would you require they sign a contract?
  2. paponte

    paponte LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,366

    I would offer the package, but not a a flat rate. Give them the mowing price, how much it would be each time you trim hedges, and each time you do cleanups. Just have them agree to a certain amount of times each would be done over the season. Your not going to be trimming, or doing cleanups each month. :cool:
  3. Gravely_Man

    Gravely_Man LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,076

    I can see doing it either way but I would not do anything without a contract. Use a contact to protect both parties and so that everyone knows what is expected.

  4. greenhornet

    greenhornet LawnSite Member
    Posts: 13

    thank you very much for the information.

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