Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by LAWNS AND MOWER, Feb 28, 2002.


    LAWNS AND MOWER LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,129

    Just curious, what's the largest number of yards you do at one stop (dropping the gate 1 time)? Mine is 9 accounts out of total of 60.

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  2. Three-all at full price.:)
  3. Turfdude

    Turfdude LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,899

    Two stops each w/ 8 accounts. The less you drop your gates, the higher your profit margin. The key is to not give discounts for your grouped accounts. Charge each individually at your normal rates. This way when you begin to get more accounts in the neighborhood and the neighbors compare $$, you won't look like a jackazz.

  4. Been mowin' in this neighborhood for years. Can't get another customer here for anything! In fact I'm loosing accounts here. Had another one across the lake, but she died. I had to load up and go over there anyway, so it wouldn't count in your poll.:(

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  5. ohiolawnguy

    ohiolawnguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    6 on the same street within 1/4 mile.
  6. C4chris70

    C4chris70 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 499

    I have one stop where I service 13 accounts on the same block. I recently lost 2 to a low-baller, however the lawns look terrible and I will probably be getting both back (at a higher price) very soon.
  7. Ssouth

    Ssouth LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 436

    I have a small community where I do 5 Residentials and the city. It takes 6 hrs. on Thurs. and 8 hrs. on Friday. I only drop the gate twice, once Thurs. and once Fri. When I first started there I had 8 residential but 2 moved and the others son moved home after college. Here is a pic. of a small portion of one of the lawns.

  8. keifer

    keifer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 320

    Four is my total two on one side of the street two on the other. but i have six others that are two and two and two.
  9. thartz

    thartz LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 486

    I have one allotment where I do 5 soon to be nine and what the residents call the common grounds. Takes about 4 hrs. to do all with me flying solo.
  10. thartz

    thartz LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 486

    David Haggerty; seeing that picture of all that flat land almost makes me miss Ohio.

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