Fall Clean-ups

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by LawnGuy73, Aug 24, 2003.

  1. work_it

    work_it LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 976

    Yes, this is a great time to make lots of $$$. I'm looking to make the most possible and also looking for suggestions. For the accounts that removal is a must do most of you use something along the lines of a "billy goat" vac mounted to the truck/trailer, or do you use a rider with a collection system?
  2. TaussigLawnCare

    TaussigLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 206

    mmm yummy I am looking forward to eating all that dust and cleaning out my eyes every five minute oh the great days of leaf clean ups. NO I am not looking forward to it at all. On a better note does anyone have any tips on making it easier for me. Thanks
  3. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    3 plow trucks and I work p/t for a CPA doing QuickBooks stuff (mostly data entry at my home) for some of his business clients. Real easy work that pays me $25 an hour at MY convenience.
  4. GreenMachine102

    GreenMachine102 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 219

    How do you go about leaf removal? I don't have any collection system!
  5. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Look at Peco or Trac Vac Collection Systems. We have 6 of them.
  6. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,154

    meee tooo, will be racing sooon:)
  7. TimberlandGrounds

    TimberlandGrounds LawnSite Member
    Messages: 36

    What services do you guys do for fall clean-ups?

    Do you do any special marketing to obatin new customers for fall clean-ups?

  8. hustlers

    hustlers LawnSite Senior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 257

    FORGET CLEANUPS, i was doing them in snow last year
    im looking forward to mexico, the beach, good
    food, no stress, and a great cup of oaxaca
    coffee, some vine ripened bananas, fresh papaya and
    pineapple, a my nice hospitable amigos

    Im sick of running around like a chicken with my head cut off,
    Money can only do so much and sure dont make ya happy long
  9. Meg-Mo

    Meg-Mo Inactive
    Messages: 1,020

    Again put on MEG MO blades and cut 80% of work and time .
  10. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,849

    some blades ain't gonna save you 80% time if you have to truck it, or move it across a few acres of property.

    no one around here just mulches leaves on the property. you have to move them to the woods or dump off site.

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