Anybody notice

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Accident, May 13, 2010.

  1. Accident

    Accident LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    That company owners tend to neglect there own yards compared to customers lol

    I'm not saying its a bad thing just ironic
  2. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,837

    Not here. My lawn gets priority over everyone else.
  3. Differential

    Differential LawnSite Member
    Messages: 135

    I've worked on computers in the past, and I always paid more attention to my customers' than my own. I just didn't feel like jacking with mine after working on everyone else's.

    I wonder if gynecologists do the same thing? :hammerhead:

    They say the cobbler's children have no shoes...
  4. CowboysLawnCare

    CowboysLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 133

    Haha, I am that way with my yard. I pay my employee to cut my grass at the end of the day. He thinks I'm crazy.
  5. Hamatsa

    Hamatsa LawnSite Member
    Messages: 79

    My personal looks lawn great. Now, the plumbing on the other hand is another story...
  6. Accident

    Accident LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    yeah i was just wondering today cause i was like

    "damn i really do not want to trim around these tree's"
  7. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    Nope. I treat mine the same as my customers. A couple of my customers know where I live. I wouldn't want them to ride by and see a mess. :)
  8. Alan0354

    Alan0354 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,450

    You heard of the saying.....Never buy a car from a mechanic!!!:laugh::laugh:
  9. MikeKle

    MikeKle LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,253

    That is actually normal, mechanics cars are often in bad shape, and carpenters houses are usually in need of repair, etc. it is because they spend so much time on everyone elses work, they get to their own last if they have time. My yard comes absolutely last, and it has gotten pretty tall before, neighbors cut theirs though every 3 days it seems, and keep it looking really good, and my house sits there looking like no one even lives there!! Sometimes I will do a quickie if it is really tall, and just mow, no trimming.
  10. lawnkingforever

    lawnkingforever LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,280

    I take care of my yard, just as I would a customer. On whatever day I am home the earliest I mow my own yard. It always looks great, except for the weeks where I get backed up because of rain. As an account, my yard would be a pita. 2 acre property with a ton of trimming.

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