what u all doing with all your time off?

Discussion in 'Florida Lawn Care Forum' started by williams lcm, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. williams lcm

    williams lcm LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Not that we are on eow what u locos doing with your extra time off? I got my maintenance done on my 1st week off .including truck maintenance. I did some extra landscape work but I basically need to get stuff done around house...before it gets hot and crazy again.
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  2. time off? hahahaha...I've gotten slammed the past month and have TONS of extras to get done....debt think there will be much downtime this winter...
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  3. if this can even be called winter....
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  4. JLC Lawn Care

    JLC Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
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    Once ALL the maintenance is done theres fall clean up, and i do fence repairs, deck staining etc... also work on your accounts and records so they are as accurate and precise as possible for next season. Not the kind of thing you want to worry about come April.
     
  5. Dvasqz6

    Dvasqz6 LawnSite Member
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    Cash up with work around the house, or honey dooooos this and do that. LOL
     
  6. williams lcm

    williams lcm LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I hope some of you take a vacation and go somewhere that you enjoy. It is not all about work all the time. We work hard enough in the summer with battling the rain etc. we need to take some time and enjoy the fruits of are labor.
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  7. i actually took two vacations this summer. Had 4 days off for the 4th of July and 5 days off in September when i went to san Diego and so cal...im trying to grow my biz...not gonna turn away good work.
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  8. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
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    Next week will actually be the first week with multiple days where I'm not mowing. Stuff that is irrigated is still growing at a rate that eow is not possible. I can't let them slide when the other guys don't. I cut two late today that were at 10 days and kind of cringed when I turned the corner and saw my two were the only two that hadn't been cut.

    I've said it for several months, but this is the most humid year I ever remember. From about the second week of June right through now. It's been 68-72 and humid at night here the last few days, and a considerable amount of rain has fallen. I've seen a lot of fungus showing up in St Augustine this week. I don't ever recall seeing many one-day cold fronts either. But the last three have been that way. We have two coming now and both are now being revised to show winds out of the northeast. Nothing out of the northwest at all, which means these will likely be he same...colder for a day, the immediate temp moderation and humid.

    So I'll have to do some commercial stuff tomorrow, do a landscape tear out on Monday, take Tuesday-Thursday off and do some work at my house, and be likely be right back cutting Friday, Saturday. Beyond that, who knows.
     
  9. zturncutter

    zturncutter LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Same here, had to double cut two yesterday @ EOW, could not believe how heavy they were and I will be working most of the weekend. Next week though it's family time, gonna leave the equipment parked.
     
  10. clydebusa

    clydebusa LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Bought a rent house last year. Gutting it and rebuilding. I do a lot of everything so I never have a slow time.
     

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