Working Full-time 9-5

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Wilderness Lawn, Apr 8, 2004.

  1. Wilderness Lawn

    Wilderness Lawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 11

    Does anybody else who owns a small LCO, also work a full-time job? 9-5 monday thru friday ... :blob2:
     
  2. scott's turf

    scott's turf LawnSite Senior Member
    from NH
    Posts: 949

    Yes, I do and have done so for three years.
     
  3. turfcare

    turfcare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 276

    I do. <a href='http://www.smileycentral.com/?partner=ZSzeb008' target='_blank'><img src='http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/3/3_4_23.gif' border=0></a>
     
  4. chevyman1

    chevyman1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 852

    yes sir, 8-4:30 here in the sales office selling software, and 5-9 mowing and on the weekends...I have 25 accounts (2 of which are 4 hr commercial jobs)
     
  5. AuburnGuy

    AuburnGuy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 279

    7-4 for me. I start mowing about 4:30
     
  6. jsr2741

    jsr2741 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 392

    Full time Cop, rotate day and afternoons every 28 days. Like day shift best but for the lawn cutting; being on afternoons works best for me, get done cutting before it gets to hot then go to work and deal with the knucleheads.:mad:
     
  7. ACA Lawn Care

    ACA Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Posts: 19

    I am 17 years old and do maintence on 16 or so yards. I am a senior this year and taking co-op so I can get out at 12:00. I then get my equipment ready and get to work. I mow till 2:30 then go to my other job which is a steak and fish restuarant from 3:00-10:30. I work at this resturant every weekday except Monday, which leaves me Saturday and Monday afternoon.
    BUSY!!
     
  8. Wilderness Lawn

    Wilderness Lawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 11

    Thanks for the info, and I thought I was the only one trying to keep my head above water ... Do you customers seem to mind you cutting in the evening and on Saturdays ?
     
  9. wrestlingcoach

    wrestlingcoach LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 251

    My partner & I are both teachers
    summers are great but
    april/May and aug/sept/Oct are very busy

    I tell the customers about are situation and that we have to be on a week or every two week schedule

    We do a lot of calling if the schedule is messed up -parent conferences at night

    be polite and appreciative of the situation

    remember if you are there every wednesday like clockwork and something comes up and you call they are happy!!!
     
  10. Birddog Lawncare

    Birddog Lawncare LawnSite Member
    from Ohio
    Posts: 73

    Work FT 8 to 4:30 M thru F, taking 10 credit hours at local college and still finding time to mow in my spare time. Looking for new accounts daily.
     

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