10 things your landscaper won't tell you

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by elitelawnteam1, May 17, 2012.

  1. Trees Too

    Trees Too LawnSite Gold Member
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  2. Nj shade

    Nj shade LawnSite Senior Member
    from Nj
    Messages: 279

    You can write whatever date on the check you want but the post mark on envelope doesn't lie!

    No I will not waive the first month payment of a 10 month payment plan bc you took three weeks to reply to estimate

    If I send you a direct mail post card in your mailbox, yes I service your area

    No the wind blowing neighbors leaves on hard day after clean up is not my fault.

    My business is not "let's make a deal" it's a business, price is the price period, kinda like every single store you go to.

    Yes I know it's hot outside, I'm in it all day as you tell me that thru carjacked open car window.
  3. Trees Too

    Trees Too LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,597

  4. Agape

    Agape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,644

  5. ROS_Grounds

    ROS_Grounds LawnSite Member
    Messages: 152

    The guys writing to this stuff are most likely the ones using black & decker trimmer and murray mower from walmart, who have absolutely no idea what it is to run commercial equipment, insueance and the rest... and they probanly think they can do a better job than us.
  6. Agape

    Agape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,644

    They say you don't need fertilizer and weekly mowing....but if you want a clean lawn that is well manicured... Yes the @&)@&! You do.

    They say that if you leave the clippings your lawn will thrive...... If you mow weekly it will, if every 3 weeks- your lawn will die under the clumps.

    Here is one of the 10 things:
    If you send your rude child out to boss me around and to learn "management skills", I will teach little Timmy a real life lesson about what happens when you mouth off and boss someone 8 times your size:realmad:
  7. Groomer

    Groomer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,588

    "My workers chug your beer when they should be cutting your lawn."
    Well, no, we always cut first! lol.
    pretty lame article-but it does reveal an unmonitored and unregulated industry.
  8. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,019

    Get real good at aiming trimmer goo at Timmy while looking in the other direction.
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  9. jsslawncare

    jsslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,673

    1,8 & 9 and the solar light.
  10. Trees Too

    Trees Too LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,597

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