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Quick Question, Lil help please

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Creter, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. Creter

    Creter LawnSite Member
    Posts: 33

  2. Creter

    Creter LawnSite Member
    Posts: 33

    Ok, I'm stuck with this one. A rule of thumb would be really helpful. I am thinking of using a gas hedgetrimmer for this work then through into yard wate bags. ANY info would be very helpful, guys.
  3. pclawncare

    pclawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 991

    What surface is it on? I did some work at a house out in the coutry and their brick patio (a large area) had become coverd in ivy. I ended up using a propane torch like is used to set field fires and other things. Basicly a pipe with a hole in the end of it connected to a propane tank. We burned all the ivy off although i wouldnt recomned this way it worked just fine for what we did and relativly little clean up as for pricing i charged by the hour so charge your hourly rate
  4. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 15,782

    How about Round Up?
  5. texpro

    texpro LawnSite Member
    Posts: 67

    round up, its cheaper than an arson conviction
  6. daveintoledo

    daveintoledo LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,587

    you must carry a license to use roundup....i no its stupid, but thats the law, and the fines are very steep
  7. pclawncare

    pclawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 991

    Like i said i would not recomend that you burn it off but in my instance the customers needed it gone in one day (because of a wedding i know they knew well in advance but put it off till the end) no time to wait on dieing ivy they wanted it gone that day and that is what i gave them and they paid a high price for waiting till the last min.

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