Uniform

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Kut N Edge, Aug 26, 2007.

  1. Kut N Edge

    Kut N Edge LawnSite Member
    Posts: 57

    For those of you that have your business in uniform and all. What kind of work shirts do yall have? What shoes do yall wear? What kind of pants? Just curious and wanna have an idea on uniform. Thanks in advance to all replies.
     
  2. Skimastr105

    Skimastr105 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 293

    We wear red polos with the company name on them, Cargo shorts or jeans, and work boots.
     
  3. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
    from usa
    Posts: 5,407

    If I were you I would concentrate my money on advertising. Uniforms are a waste of money at this point in the game for you... you will get a better ROI doing more advertising.... flyers, yellow pages, radio, website, or whatever.
     
  4. dallas05

    dallas05 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 82

    I Would Focus On Advertising When Just Getting Started.with That Said I Would At Least Get Some Tshirts With Your Logo. Imo It Is Very Unproffesional To See A Yard Full Of Guys With Shirts Off,cut Off Sllevless Budweiser Shirts Etc... Personally We Use Unifirst Uniform Company It Is About $10 A Week Per Guy And I Just Take It Out Of Their Checks. My Guys Love Them.
     
  5. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,988

    Uniforms have nothing to do with ROI, they have to do with image.

    A good image will give you credibility. A bad image, well who knows what it will do.

    Anyways to answer the question - I wear a company shirt, tan or brown khaki shorts, and boots.
     
  6. 2 clowns mowing

    2 clowns mowing LawnSite Senior Member
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    t-shirt with company logo on front and back, colorful chef pants, steel toe shoes
     
  7. Kut N Edge

    Kut N Edge LawnSite Member
    Posts: 57

    Wouldnt boots be really uncomfortable? Is there a certain brand of shirts?
     
  8. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,742

    When I am cutting I wear my company t-shirt and jeans. When i am meeting potential customers i wear a polo with my logo on it!
     
  9. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 2,994

    I saw an LCO today consisting of 2 guys. They had on red t-shirts and hats / visor. It looked good.
     
  10. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,988

    Are you sure they weren't wearing read capes:)
     

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