Thanks to who ever did my lawn

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by two_planks, Apr 21, 2004.

  1. two_planks

    two_planks LawnSite Member
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    I came home tonight after a long day of power raking and aerating only to find that my lawn was done. Power raked, aerated and fertilized! I grabbed the mail and there was a bill stuck in the box for some one else. He didn't do a very good job on the aerating (soil was to dry, but he did it any ways) and he only did half the yard. But the power raking was done well and now I only have to get around to half the yard. Nice professional billing too, eh.

    justin reciept.jpg
     
  2. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
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    are you serious?? You got it done for free?
     
  3. grassyfras

    grassyfras LawnSite Bronze Member
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    LOL that makes my day. Im the type of person that would do that.
     
  4. two_planks

    two_planks LawnSite Member
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    Well I called him and said thanks. He's a good humored person too, cause he laughed and said happy birthday.
     
  5. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
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    I am surprised he didn't try to get you to pay for it
     
  6. Jimbo

    Jimbo LawnSite Bronze Member
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    That wasn't free. Its my new marketing plan. You never run out of jobs or customers...just drive through the neighborhood looking for a lawn which needs maintenance, stop, do the work, and put a bill in the mailbox. I should have started this years ago!

    If you really wanted to have fun you could call and tell them how many things they did wrong (including how the US mail service doesn't allow people putting items in mail boxes unless it is stamped and goes through a postal facility.
     
  7. two_planks

    two_planks LawnSite Member
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    I'm in Canada and you can stick things in the mailbox here.
     
  8. EZTarget

    EZTarget LawnSite Senior Member
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    was the company name "Right The First Time"?!?!
    and invoice #5.

    there went his profit for the week.

    that makes it a complete classic!
     
  9. two_planks

    two_planks LawnSite Member
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    Well, I just happened to bump into the guy at McDonalds today so I bought his Big Mac. Thats sweet, buy a Big Mac and get your lawn aerated.
     
  10. brucec32

    brucec32 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    That's a classic. Especially the fancy invoice stationary.
     

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