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Customers / Potential Customers in bad neighborhoods

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Coles Lawn Service, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,104

    No fortys today, but there were tons of paper trash, soda cans, and water bottles.

    And a brake pad. Right where I would have hit it with my mower.


    Discriminate me this - why don't I have to pick up trash in any other neighborhoods before I mow?

    I really need to drop these accounts.
  2. GrassGuerilla

    GrassGuerilla LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,440

    What kind of mower do you use for cutting bricks and bottle jacks? I use my bagger for the condoms crack pipes, Brillo and syringes. They must make some funked up compost with city yard waste.

    Several years back I was cutting a big vacant lot for a bank in the HOOD. Parked my truck on the street in the shade. The locals must have had a good laugh. Bunch of young kids were playing in the street. When I finished up mowing I went to get the trimmer. Yeah, you guessed it. Gone. Along with a push mower and a blower. Nobody saw anything.

    Descrimination my arse. It's a matter of risk vs reward. If it makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up, it probably isn't worth it.
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