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Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by bobdaduke, Jul 19, 2004.

  1. bobdaduke

    bobdaduke LawnSite Member
    Messages: 79

    When calling a business to pursue a commercial account, should you ask what the current company is charging?
  2. Trevors Lawn Care

    Trevors Lawn Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,180

    No... What we do is write a letter of intent. Simply states that my company is interested in placing a bid for this property. You will either recieve a call or letter back which will state who you should address the bid to. Never ask what the current guy is charging...If they tell you that is one thing (chances are they are Bullshitting) but never ask...It is unproffessional..

  3. bobdaduke

    bobdaduke LawnSite Member
    Messages: 79

    Thanks alot! I really appreciate that!:D
    Im taking all this info in, starting out slowly in lawncare and landscape. Is the Winter the best time to send out the letters.

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