maintenance contracts for jobs you install

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by YardGuy, Nov 23, 2000.

  1. YardGuy

    YardGuy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 14

    is any one doing these. seems so logical
     
  2. CCLC

    CCLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 261

    Every landscape job we sell we always try to get the maintenance with it. It goes hand in hand. Before you know it you will have 2 people that all they do is go around and pull weeds, plant annuals, prune, general upkeep, remulch, etc. There is good money there. People spend thousands of dollars on their landscaping and they want it to look good for a long time.
     
  3. FIREMAN

    FIREMAN LawnSite Senior Member
    from n.j.
    Posts: 318

    I INCORPORATE MAINTENANCE INTO THE BID...I WILL GARUNTEE PLANTS THAT I INSTALL LONGER IF I MAINTAIN THEM.. IT IS A GREAT SELLING POINT, MOST PEOPLE BUY THE MAINTENANCE AS KIND OF AN INSURANCE POLICY, OR EXTENDED WARRANTY IF YOU WILL.
     
  4. JVS

    JVS LawnSite Member
    Posts: 132

    We offer 6 month guarantee on woody landcape plants only.
    Then we take 10% of the job cost and offer another six month of "maintenance agreement" which covers one feeding, site inspection and further reccommendations.

    Joe
    JVS Landscaping, CO. Inc.
     

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