customer quotes:

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by supercuts, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. supercuts

    supercuts LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,790

    I thought one thread with all our customer quotes would be are mine:

    1. I'm never late with my payments, every time you send a late notice I pay it.
    2. there are alot of clippings, can you cut it shorter
    3. I asked you to come once every 2 weeks, why did you come 3 times this month?
  2. peahlybros.

    peahlybros. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 115

    "Yea hi my name is xxxx, is this Peahly Bros. Landscaping?"- customer
    "Yes it is, how can I help you?"-Me
    "I'm not looking for a landscaper, I just need someone to mow my lawn, can you do that?"-customer

    This gave a good laugh since he asked for Peahly Bros. LANDSCAPING.... who was he expecting to find on the other end of the phone besides a landscaper?:hammerhead:
  3. ProStreetCamaro

    ProStreetCamaro LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,270

    "I don't understand why you are only cutting every other stripe"
  4. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 37,804

    At a retirement community:

    "Your guys were cutting down this street and missed my lawn" - We hadn't gotten to her house yet
    "Your guys didn't trim my back lawn" - Completely false
    "Your guys haven't blown off my patio yet" - Also completely false

    At an HOA:

    "You missed this spot in my back lawn" - Literally 6" of standing water back in the spring
  5. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 37,804

    Probably the best, at an HOA when we were edging:

    "Please don't walk in my mulch beds when you edge. I have thousands of tulips that will die if you step on them....blah blah blah...Everybody here is tired of you guys trimming shrubs 3 times a year. This is a nice place. We'd like to have the shrubs fill out. We don't want this to look like a parking lot."
  6. 944own

    944own LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,178

    What do you charge to mow yards?
  7. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 37,804

    I used to punch everybody in the face who asked me that when I was self employed.

    Maybe that's why my business no longer exists.
  8. tailboardtech

    tailboardtech LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 390

    when your at my house can you take my trash to the curb when you leave
  9. Tofutti

    Tofutti LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    " Can you cut the lawn shorter? It looks like the blades of grass are bent rather than cut. That'd be great"..... while cutting Ryegrass at 1.75 .... >.<
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2011
  10. Georgia Lawn Works LLC

    Georgia Lawn Works LLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 365

    I'd like you to blow off your lawn mower before you cut my property to prevent any weeds from getting transfered to my lawn.

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