Starting times

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Vandora Lawn & Landscape, Sep 20, 2000.

  1. Vandora Lawn & Landscape

    Vandora Lawn & Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 386

    How early is appropriate to start cutting for weekdays, sat, and sunday for residential accounts?

    Cullen Vandora
    Vandora Lawn & Landscape
     
  2. columbiaplower

    columbiaplower LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 462

    weekdays- 7:00am
    weekends 8:00-8:30
     
  3. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Posts: 4,254

    i usually leave the house at 8:00 am.
     
  4. PINEISLAND1

    PINEISLAND1 LawnSite Member
    from WEST MI
    Posts: 201

    Pretty conservative around us. Cut on Sunday and you'll lose business.
     
  5. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Posts: 7,950

    I try to get to the job site by 8am-mon thru fri. No weekends
     
  6. script

    script LawnSite Member
    Posts: 115

    I start at 0700 weedkays, and don't work weekends.(unless drastically behind) then I'll start at 1000 on Sat.
     
  7. LoneStarLawn

    LoneStarLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,415

    Down here it really depends on where you are going. Some small communities can and will enforce noise pollution during certain hours of the day..usually before 9 am and after 9 pm. We try to do commercial at the earliest times starting at 8 am then hit those residential accounts. No weekends here.
     
  8. Toroguy

    Toroguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,075

    I start on the site at 10am and work no later than 5pm. I try not to start before 8am when busy.
     
  9. chrisbolte

    chrisbolte LawnSite Member
    Posts: 135

    It all depends on season. Lot of us are younger and we perfer to start later. Spring Fall around 7 AM or when frost is gone. Summer 930 or so....
     
  10. TGCummings

    TGCummings LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 773

    I leave the house at 0800 (8:00 AM for us civilians) and work 'til 5:00. Rarely work any weekends anymore and it does wonders for my psyche... :)

    -TGC
     

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