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Thinking of starting new lawn care in fl

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by chambers 38, Jul 18, 2004.

  1. chambers 38

    chambers 38 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 104

    Hello to all
    Im curently a automotive tech in sarasota and am getting tyerd of this line of work ,
    I dont have commersal line of equmpment but what i have isent all that bad or old.
    Im eger to make money and a good financial desion
    Please help me out with your input
    thank you
    Gil
     
  2. EastProLawn

    EastProLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,110

    Get insurance.......
     
  3. chambers 38

    chambers 38 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 104

    llc, or ficticious name , is bonding the same as insurance,

    also what kind of equpment should i inveast after i have a little money or when should i get better equpmend


    1/lt1000 42inch crafsman
    home lite trimmer amd edger
    small no name blower
    and home made trailer
     
  4. EastProLawn

    EastProLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,110

    Use the home owner's stuff as a back-up only, get good commercial equipment, they are worth their weight in gold.
    Register whatever name you decide to use, find out with the state if the name has been taken.
     
  5. chambers 38

    chambers 38 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 104

    ok thank you for the advice
    now what about breand name and what should i look for in used equpment whats whorth the money

    ?? new business advertiving ideas whith contract or with out ??
    what else im i missing ???
     
  6. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Posts: 4,041

    Hi chambers 38,

    Create some flyers get the word out to your neighbors. Need some contract example ideas? Click Here.
     
  7. chambers 38

    chambers 38 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 104

    team gopher, im past the neighrod hood thing im looking for somthing out side of my locasion (middel working class . 2 accoutns alredy going in the neighrod)

    kinda like a first time custermer copion, whats a good working idea = 20$ first cut service 30$ regeler rate with 1 year
    contracts??

    next thing ? what do you experts think i am missing ,, your not going to hert me felings just let know
    what kind of $$ should i expect
    ???????

    THANK YOU
    Gil
     
  8. EastProLawn

    EastProLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,110

    Chambers, go into the Commercial Lawn Care forum and read the threads in there and all of your questions will be answered. ( surf through the threads or do a search ) Mega info can be found there. Good luck
     
  9. chambers 38

    chambers 38 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 104

    Will do
    thanks
     

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