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Stealing signs

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by zippy-phil, Sep 6, 2012.

  1. zippy-phil

    zippy-phil LawnSite Member
    Posts: 41

    So I expect this to happen, but, out of 6 signs I have out at street corners I only have 2 left. Not a big deal, just frustrating. I know I have taken some of those signs before. bah! I have 20 more to put out. Those political election signs are great with a can of spray paint.
     
  2. easy-lift guy

    easy-lift guy LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,376

    Maybe your signs are being removed by code enforcement. Or your competition?
    easy-lift guy
     
  3. DEPENDABLE LANDSCAPING

    DEPENDABLE LANDSCAPING LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,343

    And im not giving them back!
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  4. bln

    bln LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 370

    I caught another landscaper trying to steal one of my signs once, when confronted he took a swing at me.
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  5. clydebusa

    clydebusa LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,660

    I remove all of them that are on the commercial areas I maintain. Probably is code police.
     
  6. zippy-phil

    zippy-phil LawnSite Member
    Posts: 41

    I can't justify spending a lot a money on new signs when so many disappear. We have been door hanging the heck out of a neighbor then sticking a sign near the entrance of the sub division.
     
  7. Durabird02

    Durabird02 LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 144

    Not suprised they are being removed. Someone that lives near the sign or has to mow around it, is probably removing them. Find another legal method of advertising.
     
  8. JLSLLC

    JLSLLC LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,696

    i saw some kids today just take a yard sign and just walk away... IT WASNT MINE LOL
     
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2012

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