? # of Mows?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Russ, Feb 17, 2001.

  1. Russ

    Russ LawnSite Senior Member
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    How many mows(just mowing)did you guys do last season? We did 2055. One crew. The reason I ask is that I think I need to reduce number of mows for more profitable work ie. installs,apps.,airation,overseeding ect. I refered a lot of work last season.
     
  2. lawman

    lawman LawnSite Member
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    or add on more equipment and workers. Why stop cutting if it is profitable.
     
  3. Russ

    Russ LawnSite Senior Member
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    Mowing is the least profitable of any service I offer with the highest equipment and labor cost.
     
  4. double e

    double e LawnSite Member
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    last year I did 85 or so- just picked up 31 more yards from fellow lawncare buddy getting out of bus. I'll probably hit 130 this year with me and 2 employees.


    Russ- how are you cutting 2055 lawns in a week with one crew? Are they appartment complexes or trailer parks. I'm going to be swamped with 130
     
  5. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Senior Moderator
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    uh, probably not in a week, the whole season is more likely what he means.
     
  6. Mark

    Mark LawnSite Senior Member
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    I do 51 a week im solo and alot of my yds are 3/4-to 2and a half acers. Also this includes Apartments and banks,churches,and stores.It keeps me busy,and im turning down work everyweek. Some of the ones i turndown want me to put them on a list,and if i lose anyone else call them which is really good. Hope we have a season like last yr here in southern In. Marks Mowing Service
     
  7. Russ

    Russ LawnSite Senior Member
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    OPS! Sorry guys that is 2055 a Season. April to November. Just mowing. Anybody else do a total count on the number of mows?
     
  8. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
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    Roughly 800 for last season
    Best growing year in the last 5.
    Solo operator - ave 25 lawns (5k to 20k mix)
    Aprox. 16 hours total -
     
  9. Jason Pallas

    Jason Pallas LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,325

    13,500 cuts last year - and still eargerly anticipating begining another year this year.
     
  10. Twotoros

    Twotoros LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 494

    1700 for me.57 a week.35 hours aweek.
     

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