One Time Lawn Mowing

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ringahding, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. Exact Rototilling

    Exact Rototilling LawnSite Fanatic
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    Do you have a laptop and printer in your truck? Printed invoice?
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  2. mirrorlandscapes

    mirrorlandscapes LawnSite Member
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    We will, but they have to pay us first. And we will charge a premium for a lawn that is left to seed. We've had 2 people stiff us after we cut the lawn. One never showed up and the other declared bankruptcy. Didn't seem like $25.00 for a lawn would do that to someone lol.
     
  3. TJLANDS

    TJLANDS LawnSite Bronze Member
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    No, Why would you ask?
     
  4. ralph02813

    ralph02813 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    he asked so you could print an invoice on the spot and hand it to them if they needed it.

    Personally, on 1 timers, its cash only, unless its a business, and I would never cut for someone who I had never met, or who wasn't there.
     
  5. TJLANDS

    TJLANDS LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Everything needs to go thru the process, estimate done, signed and scheduled. It can be done same day but usually takes a couple days.
    If a customer stops one of my crews, we will make an effort to get it done same day. Sometimes cash in hand will be enough but not likely.
    I need to see the property and make sure it is ok for a one time cut.
    One set of blades ruined would negate any possible chance of profit and I will not risk that for any one timer.
     
  6. ralph02813

    ralph02813 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I couldn't agree with you more, but the previous comment about a laptop and printer in the truck and my comments would be a way of stream lining your process, thus saving time and money!:cool2:
     
  7. ringahding

    ringahding LawnSite Senior Member
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    This is true, one of my partner companies keeps laptop with him in truck at all times...And customer definitely needs to be there right on the spot
     

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