1. Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
    Catch up on the conversation with Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns in the Franchising forum plus sign up to receive a FREE eBook on how to grow your landscape business.

    Dismiss Notice

help needed ....irrigation in florida

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by MandT Lawn Care, May 26, 2004.

  1. MandT Lawn Care

    MandT Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 50

    i have been a lawn care opperator for awhile and installed an irrigation system on my own property, my neighbor wanted help with his so i did, (i really like doing it ) now my other neighbor wants me to install one for him. ....... my ? is
    1.how do you go about getting licensed.
    2.for a one man show about how much is the start up cost.
    and 3. what are some good books i can buy about this.

    thanks for any help .

    Mike M&T Lawn Care Inc.
  2. chipk1

    chipk1 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 395

    In order to get licensed in Hillsborough county you had to have at least 1 year experience in irrigation under the supervision of a licensed contractor, 2 letters of recommendation from contractors, 1 letter of recommendation from bank or financial institution, 2 personal letters of recommandation, credit check, background check, seek approval from the county board of developement, them pass the exams. Lots of hoops to jump through!

Share This Page