Props to install companies

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by mitchgo, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
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    So earlier this year. My boss asked if I was willing to do all the bids for installs for him because he was busy with other things going on. I said sure

    Like most companies we get a high amount of people inquiring about installing systems during spring time. Our company more focuses on the service and repair aspect. We only do about typically 10-15 installs a year. Except for 2013 we already have done like 17 installs.

    So I did a bunch of bids, and landed a whole bunch. For the past couple weeks I've been installing about 2 systems a week ranging from 3-8 zones. I have a couple more weeks of solid installs booked up already. It's actually kinda cool to self generate my own work to the company..

    Anyways I know there are a few companies out here that more focus on just the install process and I wanted to give props out. It's a lot of work!!

    Good thing tho i've already dropped 15 pounds these past few weeks .
     
  2. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
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    Good for you Mitch.
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  3. ByDesignCO

    ByDesignCO LawnSite Member
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    That's great, tell us your secret!!
     
  4. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
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    I give the woman a little extra lovin!:drinkup:
     
  5. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
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    Hope that wasn't a promotion without a raise.
     
  6. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    He got a new hat and a whistle.
     
  7. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
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    I got a new foot and bell.
     
  8. RhettMan

    RhettMan LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
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    props to you Mitch, from 10-15 annually to 17 this year, thats amazing. your salary should have effectively doubled.

    If it didn't, leave, but dont close the door, that way you can waltz back through it. :walking:
     
  9. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
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    My boss tries to get 2 a week.
    Last spring and summer I barely saw a service call or turn on in the spring or summer..

    Long days good hours....sore body parts...congrats man! Whats your %?
     
  10. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Boom! <drops microphone>
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