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customers calling on fathers day

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Liberty Lawncare, Jun 20, 2004.

  1. Liberty Lawncare

    Liberty Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    Are these people crazy? We do not get much time off and these people have the N*ts to call. Anyone else get calls on holidays? I should mention my company is run from my house. The co number is seperate and we are building an office downstairs. I still answer the darn phone so am I as crazy as the ones who call on the holidays?
  2. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Messages: 3,556

    wait till it snows christmas morning!!! they will call you then! at least i hope they will call me and ill charge double or tripple ;)
  3. i have a simple fix ..i turn my bizline off ..its a cell phone that sits in a charger ...........my wife will resume answering the phone on monday
  4. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,128

    I am not yet a father so I don't mind it quite as much, but I still have a father and a grandfather that I like to spend time with today, so I do not consider loading up unless they are willing to pay more than normal. Holiday pay is much higher than any other day.
  5. BCSteel

    BCSteel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    Could be worse, you could have no one calling.

  6. lol true very true
  7. Norm Al

    Norm Al LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,227

    if you werent such a scrub lawn service you would have a seperate line OR a real office!

    i hate scrubs!
  8. Liberty Lawncare

    Liberty Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    So I am a scrub ?
    At least people call me. I have only had 1 problem customer. This is my first year full time on my own. I have been in the green industry for 14 years . I have 37 accounts the call I took today new account now $ 50 per cut. I have an 81 4x4 1/2 ton chevy,a 91 4x4 3/4 ton chevy , 8 ft fisher snowplow, lesco 48 wb , 5x10 trailer, 2 husquvarnia 145 bt blowers , 8 hp rolling blower, 8 hp leaf loader, crappy riobi weed wacker, echo 230 split shaft weed wacker,echo 150 hedge trimmer , earthway broadcast spreader and lots of hand tools.
    So ab normal I am dooin pritty good in my opinion so BITE ME !!!!!!!!!!:angry: If you could read moron I said seperate line DUHHH!
  9. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Messages: 3,010

    OMG this is so funny!

    the guys lawnsite name is Norm Al ....

    and then he posts a flame and gets called AB NORMAL !

    make my day! that is so damn funny!!!

    GEO :laugh: :laugh:
  10. PowerPro

    PowerPro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    Has anyone ever heard of answering machines?


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