I bid on a 43 yard mulch job for a lady with a separate price for cleaning beds and pruning trees and bushes inside the beds. She had a lot of other problems with weed growth in other non-bed areas and trimming outside of the work described plus she insisted I told her that I promised to remove 2 dead trees 2 dead bushes and now she wants me to line trim an area that is not adjacent to a fixed object and is so marshy you can not mow through that area. I've been on this job for 9 days at least 8 hours a day, paid $900 for mulch and paid $500 in labor for a $2550 job. One of my guys broke one of her sprinkler heads cultivating a bed and she charged me $110 that she paid her sprinkler guy to fix one head. so really I'm down to $2,440 on this job. I've worked 72+ hours and I'm only going to make $1,040 minus my gas costs so really about $990. She keeps adding to what she claims she told me verbally she wanted done but is clearly not in the contract. Now she refuses to pay if I don't finish the work she is asking me to do. What should I do? I know I screwed up by not getting any money up front so let's skip that whole discussion and get down to the meat and potatoes. Should I get a lawyer or just keep doing what she asks and hope she finally stops asking for more? The problem with that is it's a 5 acre property and there is a lot more that can be done to it to make it look nicer because she hired a 16 year old girl to mow last year and she blew grass clippings into all the beds and didn't line trim anything so there is overgrown grass everywhere including non-bed areas we have already cleaned out. Either way I lose...I do have a seasonal lawn contract with her so once the check clears the bank I'm planning on firing her but that won't help because she will just hire another sucker who will get the same crappy treatment by this evil lady. Isn't there a website for bad customers where you can post the name of the person and their address so other people don't get burned?