Drought Insurance??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by muxx, May 23, 2007.

  1. muxx

    muxx LawnSite Member
    Messages: 187

    Anyone ever heard of drought insurance? It would only make since, they have it for farmers, why not Lawn care Companies?
  2. tinman

    tinman LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ga
    Messages: 1,346

    Not a bad idea. But it would be expensive & you would use it once & they would cancel you.
    The best insurance is having a diverse biz. Having something to do that does not involve the weather helping you is the best option. I do pressure washing & it is not nearly as consistent as mowing, but it is nice to have it when grass is not growing so fast..
  3. Keegan

    Keegan LawnSite Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 608

    power washing requires water. If a drought gets serious enough they will stop that too.
  4. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,955

    dont forget landscape install's and new sod/ grass seeding require watering also...... :cry:
  5. tinman

    tinman LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ga
    Messages: 1,346

    Anything can happen, but around here there is always an exception for car washes & pressure washing businesses. These things run in cycles so we just have to roll with them

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