Just Buying Equipment

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by SDNCLAWNCARE, Jun 12, 2006.

  1. SDNCLAWNCARE

    SDNCLAWNCARE LawnSite Member
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    2007 I will launch my new Lawn Service in Louisville KY... Wish me luck, I got to admit I'm a little scared of failing...
     
  2. Fordsuvparts

    Fordsuvparts LawnSite Senior Member
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    I hope to see you around town, good luck getting started. My company does work in Louisville, E-town, Bowling Green and a few other places close by. There is a lot of business around Louisville so hopefully you will find plenty of work. Remember Insurance is a big deal, and is not an option.
     
  3. SDNCLAWNCARE

    SDNCLAWNCARE LawnSite Member
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    Thanks for the advice.. Yep Insurance is key. I know the company I work for won't hire any contractor without 1,000,000,000 in Insurance. So I may start with 500,000. Any advice where to get insurance? Thanks
     
  4. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
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    I don't think I can afford a billion in insurance!:eek:
     
  5. JJLandscapes

    JJLandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
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    Im just curious do you really have a truck that you just drive for estimates? i know its a small pickup but i hope you are giving dozens and dozens a day and its possible with your other fleet of trucks
     
  6. SDNCLAWNCARE

    SDNCLAWNCARE LawnSite Member
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    Yeah that would be very expensive... I ment 1 million in Full Coverage my bad. Sorry:laugh:
     
  7. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
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    Shop around! Don't buy the first price you get!
     
  8. dbowlby

    dbowlby LawnSite Member
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    Hey good luck with the new business!! I started mine a year ago and it has been a non-stop learning experience. Take it slow and don't try to bite off more than you can chew!!:)
     

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