Mowing on Sundays

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by scagboy227, Sep 4, 2005.

  1. scagboy227

    scagboy227 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 151

    Do you mow on sundays?
    Also if you do does your customers get mad?
     
  2. Sammy

    Sammy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,734

    Very rarely....And never before noon. ;)
     
  3. cborden

    cborden LawnSite Member
    from 46140
    Posts: 177

    I do all my doctor and dentist offices on Sundays. In my contracts it states I reserve the option to mow on Sundays due to rain, no one seems to have a problem with the possibility of an occasional mowing on Sunday.
     
  4. yardmanlee

    yardmanlee LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 898

    only if it rains wednesday, thursday, friday, and saturday !!!! just kiddin
    only mine if i have too if it does rain that much then i have a couple of days to rest and get ready for the next week
     
  5. QualityLawnCare4u

    QualityLawnCare4u LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,758

    Very rarely and it is a have to situation. Most of my clients would not be pleased about it and I have some that Im sure would tell me to come back another day no matter how bad it needs mowing.
     
  6. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Senior Moderator
    Posts: 6,073

    In 7 yrs of business, we've probably only worked 3 Sundays ever. It's the one day that we do our best to never work.
     
  7. The mayor

    The mayor LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 592

    only the commercial properties
     
  8. HighGrass

    HighGrass LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Z5 MA
    Posts: 1,237

    Same here. I also tell them what times I'll mow.
     
  9. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,653

    Same here, once in 4 years I worked on a sunday BUT here's my rule:

    - NO fuel driven equipment runs on sundays.

    Thus on sundays I may be found doing maintenance, washing the truck + trailer, and sometimes I go out in my car to do some weeding or an estimate I find is ok, too.
     
  10. MOturkey

    MOturkey LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,762

    I'm part time, and as Sunday is one of my days off, I don't hesitate to work on Sunday if weather or other problems causes me to need to. In fact, will probably go mow one this aftenoon close to my home.
     

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