How many of you still just do residentials on a fee per service basis. For example, if I mow 3 times in a specific month I only bill for 3 times. I have tried residential contracts in the past without a great deal of sucess. Receiving my money is not a issue, all my customers are good payers. Should I still try to push contracts for them? One real bad experiance I had with contracts was when this man thought his shrubs should be trimmed every week becouse shrub trimming was in the contract. His shrubs showed galling and leaf spot from excess trimming. I realize he was probably the one customer from hades. Also, when we were under summer dormency and the grass was not growing he would freak if I was not there doing something like he was being ripped off. This has given me a bad feel for contracts with residential; ever since then it has been pay as you go for them. In addition, if the summer got so dry and I could not mow at all, I would feel bad taking money for not peforming service. This could also lead to dissatified customers dropping you at the end of the season. Am I looking at this wrong ? what do you all think?