Dropping Clients

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by gamoose, May 30, 2003.

  1. Hawkeye5

    Hawkeye5 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 295

    People that work for a paycheck and never invest any of their own money in a business, along with the blood, sweat and tears involved, never will understand the small business. My father once said all they invest is the price of a lunch box. Not only that, but the health care industry as a whole increases prices at a much greater rate than other industries with the possible exception of the property and casualty industry lately.
  2. ffemt1271

    ffemt1271 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,285

    she could become a LCO if she likes (or dislikes) the money you are making

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 5,132

    did you give them a estimate? did they sign it? my experience with this kind of problem is if they pay in full good for u, however most people start to look for a new service provider. or they play the my husband said its to much game or vice versa and they never spend another dime on anything but cut the grass. so don't feel bad if they can u at the end of the season just move on.
  4. lawncareguy702

    lawncareguy702 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    Tell her that you don't mind dropping the price to a more reasonable range for her, but that it is likely to go up 150-200% every 6 months. Just like the monthly health insurance rates do. :D I quit my job in the health insurance industry to make mow money. :)

    Also this is my first post, there goes my cherry. lol

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