2008 Predictions

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by LawnMastersTx, Jan 19, 2008.


Prediction for 2008 Season

Poll closed Jan 23, 2008.
  1. Yes it will be better

    14 vote(s)
  2. No it will be worse

    3 vote(s)
  3. No change

    4 vote(s)
  1. LawnMastersTx

    LawnMastersTx LawnSite Member
    Messages: 222

    Simple question - Do you think the 2008 season will be better or worse than 2007?
  2. shane mapes

    shane mapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 537

    here were i'm @ it will be better. we are already getting a few calls for new service for the spring.. more calls then last year..
  3. greenspaceny

    greenspaceny LawnSite Member
    Messages: 24

    From last year to this year.We are also getting more calls and work sold for this upcoming season.
  4. Bob-Cat#1

    Bob-Cat#1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 110

    With a deep recession seeming inevitable, I think the big time lawn care guys will be thinned out, and I think if a lot of people end up losing jobs, that every guy with a mower, trailer, and a truck will be out undercutting all the big guys. I hate to be pessimistic, but If that recession hits look out... but let's hope I'm wrong.
  5. kc2006

    kc2006 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    Isn't that already going on? haha.

    Yea I'm waiting for it to get worse. Figured make as much money as I can while I can and wait for the bad times to roll.
  6. LawnMastersTx

    LawnMastersTx LawnSite Member
    Messages: 222

    This winter seemed to have thinned out a lot of companies that popped up due to the heavy rainfall here last year. I plan on getting my name out there more and went ahead and got my irrigation license. If everyone starts mowing, i can fall back on doing sprinkler repairs, at least with that, you have to have a state license to work on them.

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