Winter Income???

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Coumbe, Jul 22, 2002.

  1. Coumbe

    Coumbe LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 270

    What do you full time guys do in the winter months? Only 3 months here in Houston. Not sure what I will do in my first offseason.
     
  2. TFL

    TFL LawnSite Member
    Posts: 210

    in the offseason i do leaf removal and landscape installs.. I put of the big installs to winter if it is a okay with costomer when i have the extra time and need the extra money.
     
  3. 1. Blood Bank
    2. "Would you like fries with that"
    3. "Thank you for shopping K-Mart"

    I shut down for Dec and Jan - take a vacation, do all repairs, visit pro-green expo, collect past due $, + all other prep, planning, and purchases for new season.

    I did cover for a buddy that plows so he could take vacation, he sold out this year, I wont miss it a bit.

    My brother works construction and a lot of those guys (around here) work retail at christmas time since weather slows work.
     
  4. TJLC

    TJLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,308

    My monthly contracts cover me all year round.
     
  5. Jon99

    Jon99 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 375

    I either work for Accountemps or substitute teach plus I am also a high school basketball referee...Of course here in Illinois the off season is much longer, usually November thru March..
     
  6. Firefighter Dave

    Firefighter Dave LawnSite Member
    Posts: 166

    This lawn care business is my side business.... I am a fulltime firefighter/paramedic. And I don't want anything to do with SNOW! Bad...

    Dave

    :blob2: :blob2:
     
  7. f350

    f350 Banned
    from mi
    Posts: 424

    run numbers and football
     
  8. Heavenly Green

    Heavenly Green LawnSite Member
    Posts: 171

    Plowing was a flop last winter. I Might have to find a full time job this Winter.:cry:
     
  9. LAWNS AND MOWER

    LAWNS AND MOWER LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,129

    Lay on the couch, drink football, watch beer, and check the mail for those monthly checks to come rolling in.

    LAWNS AND MOWER
     
  10. HarryD

    HarryD LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,069

    I ice fish :) since i dont get to do any fishing in the summer months :mad: and wife brings home the bacon in the winter :D
     

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