Quick question.....its been bothering me lol

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Exmarkboy13, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. JimLewis

    JimLewis LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,841

    For the workers I'd go with a darker color, just to keep them cleaner. Khaki gets dirty real easy. For the managers / estimators I'd stay with Khakis and also make sure you're wearing a colored shirt.

    In our company there is one dress code for workers and another for management/estimators. For one, it's more professional that way. For two, I have always believed that the client or anyone walking or driving by should be able to tell, just by looking, who the project manager is on any given jobsite. The more professional and clean look of the project manager sets him apart from the rest of the crew. It also helps create a little more respect from the workers too.
  2. Bobcatter2

    Bobcatter2 LawnSite Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 21

    I agree, driving by and seeing a crew working in a uniform says positive things about the company. Yes, khaki pants look better and will be cooler than green. Dark green was one of the colors that did "very well" when they were testing the early home made solar collectors, since it absorbs certain frequencies. Don't ignore the outdoor market, the modern materials are tough. The new nylon type pants are breezy in the Florida heat.
    I'm not sure if it would make sense or not, but does anyone use the pants that zip off into shorts? This is one company that deals with closeouts, campmor.com is another.

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