Longivity

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by DynaMow, Nov 18, 2005.

  1. DynaMow

    DynaMow LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 570

    What is the longest tenure of a lawn maintenance that you have? Mine is only 3 because of time in business, so some of you more experienced guys, how old is your oldest accounts?

    Craig
     
  2. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,850

    6 years for two accounts I started with.
     
  3. polplow

    polplow LawnSite Member
    Posts: 10

    20 years one account
     
  4. Jpocket

    Jpocket LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,278

    I've had one or two particular accounts for about 6-7 years. The funny thing is we bid them so high in the begining we never raised the price, we just do it in half the time we used to.
     
  5. tinman

    tinman LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ga
    Posts: 1,348

    9 years.. 3 accounts
     
  6. AL Inc

    AL Inc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,218

    I still have a handful from when I started, so 11 years.
     
  7. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Senior Moderator
    Posts: 6,074

    We have 9 original customers left from when we started 7 years ago.
     
  8. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    Still some from 12 years ago when I started. Kind of wild cause some of them have kids who were young back then and now they are in college...makes me think where in the hell has the time gone by.:help:
     
  9. Lazer_Z

    Lazer_Z LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 2,579

    No offense Rod but ya are gettin up in age my friend. LOL :D :waving:

    Rob
     
  10. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    Ain't that the truth:cry:
     

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