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Would Anoyone Be Embarrased???????

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by kevin11946ny, Apr 4, 2007.

  1. kevin11946ny

    kevin11946ny LawnSite Member
    Posts: 74

    Ive Just Put Out Ads And Managed To Get Aprox 10 Accounts, Ive Had 3 Since Last Year. Before I Get Really Into This Business I Personally Think My Equipment Is Good For The Jobs I Have, Around 10-20k Max Sq Ft Jobs.

    I Have A 22" Toro Personal Pace
    Echo Pb 403 Blower
    Echo 230 Trimmer

    Only Thing Im A Little Questinable About Is Using My Car. I Will Be Putting The Eqiupment In My Trunk And Back Seat. What Do You Guys Think?

    I Personally Belive Since I Own All This Equipment Right Now And Untill I Get Enough Accounts Then I Will Look Into Buying A Truck, Trailer 36" Minimum Wb Mower But For Now Should I Be Good?

    As Long As I Do A Good Job, This Is What I Did Last Year As Well But I Now Have 10 Accounts As Apposed To 3 Last Year.

    I Know All This Equipment Will Be Pricey And For Now I Have No Bills To Worry About And This Will All Be Profit And I Will Be Saving Up If This Is What I Do Want To Do..

    Please Any Words Of Adive From..

  2. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,204

    Your good to go don't worry about how it looks just put the money in your pocket.
  3. cranium2001

    cranium2001 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 44

    you have to start somewhere. If you have a good summer that will give you all winter to find less expensive better equipment. It seems like the deals are great in the winter months and around here the year end equipment auctions spawn a lot of commercial equipment at decent prices.
  4. Bustus

    Bustus LawnSite Member
    Posts: 181

    The worst thing you could do is go in over your head, so you have the right idea. Start small and grow with demand. Good luck!
  5. MrTim

    MrTim LawnSite Member
    Posts: 12

  6. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,220

    hay man dont be embarrised ............some of us started pushing our 21" mower down the street with a gas can
  7. PhillyShells

    PhillyShells LawnSite Member
    Posts: 105

    Well, getting accounts out in the hampton bays - you arleady have one thing going for you .......a location with $$$$
    Hey - maybe you could cut the lawn around the Boardy Barn ???

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