Sub contracting questions...

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Larson Lawn Care, Jan 29, 2007.

  1. Larson Lawn Care

    Larson Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
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    For this spring, I will be: mowing, trimming shrubs, installing mulch, and doing clean-ups. I am going to pass out at least 10k flyers, and send out at least 10,000 postcards. I am thinking about offering other services through sub contracting. I'm not sure if I should say that I offer other services(fertilizing, aerating, dethatching, tree work, landscaping...etc.) on my advertising. I don't want anyone to read my flyer, or post card, and them say "If they did more than just mowing, bush trimming, mulch, and clean-ups, I'd hire them" I know that most people want someone that can do it all, it saves them a hassle of making phone calls to find other people. So, what do you guys think I should do??? I have other companies lined up to provide these other services, but I just don't know how to tell the people that read the advertising.
     
  2. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    just put other services available upon request of something like that
     
  3. Larson Lawn Care

    Larson Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
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    Then tell them that I subcontract the work out???
     
  4. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    thats how i do it. i tell them that if i cant do the service i have a equal quality company thats provides that service
     
  5. WALKER LANDSCAPE

    WALKER LANDSCAPE LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Add to your Flyer/Postcard Servicing all your landscaping and lawn care needs. We handle it all.
     
  6. Larson Lawn Care

    Larson Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
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    Do you sub the work out, if so, do you tell them that you are subcontracting the work, or do you just refer the other company???
     
  7. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    i let them know i am subcontracting the work. That way they are still only dealing with one company
     

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