1. Complete Our Survey For A Chance To Win A $50 Amazon Gift Card
    We’d like to know your thoughts about LawnSite, and how we can make our community a more useful resource for your lawn care and landscaping needs. Please click here to take the survey, which should only take five minutes to complete. One winner will be chosen at random to win a $50 Amazon gift card.
    Dismiss Notice

Bidding and paperwork

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Southern Lawns, Jul 28, 2000.

  1. Southern Lawns

    Southern Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 259

    Hello all, <br> Just getting started for the eventual rollout of a full service Lawn & Landscape business on the NC coast. The actual season is about 9 months, starting very heavy in March. When should I go door to door for commercial contracts? How do you actually bid for jobs? When dealing with commercial property ie. Banks,stores,office bldgs. is it absolute that you work under a written contract or is the accepted bid suitable. Like I said I'm just starting out and really could use very detailed advice. Thanks in advance.
  2. AGG Lawn Maintenance

    AGG Lawn Maintenance LawnSite Senior Member
    from Elberon
    Messages: 422

    I don't do too much commercial work just a couple of apartment complexs. A Contract is a must!!! Don't make a general contract you need details for each one you do such as:<br>Number of cuts on the year<br>Number of times you trim shurbs<br>&quot; &quot; Mulch<br>&quot; &quot; Fert and chem etc.<br>Also put the prices after each.<br>Details, details, details!!!<br>Surf the net to get some examples look under legal or lawyers. Sometimes you can download them for free. If you still need help I'll try to send you some samples. Good luck and keep in mind the more details the better. (this way you have no discrepancies)<br>Travis AG&G Lawn Maintenance :)
  3. bill phagan

    bill phagan Guest
    Messages: 0

    Hello Southern and welcome to the industry......you can check my site for &quot;getting started&quot; info, articles, etc.<br>www.greenindconsulting.com Need to be prepared financially, business wise and knowledgein hort.......plus adding diverse services........good luck. PS. I'll be in Carolinas in Jan....see you there.<p>bill phagan<br>bphagan@tampabay.rr.com

Share This Page