How often do you bill

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by hvphotog, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. hvphotog

    hvphotog LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 325

    Wondering how often everyone bills their clients for maintenance related services?

    NEWGUYRI LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 593

    I'd say once a month, you get to bother them less often!
  3. rflawnman

    rflawnman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    yep, once a month here also.
  4. Tim Johnson

    Tim Johnson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 135

    Once a month. It saves alot of paperwork.
  5. dwlah

    dwlah LawnSite Senior Member
    from Argo Al
    Messages: 558

    Once a month unless they happen to be home and have a check in hand
    Best advice Ive taken from this site was get a billing system
    Since Ive gone to the monthly system I dont forget/miss stuff Ive done
  6. CALandscapes

    CALandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 946

  7. LB1234

    LB1234 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,208

    Residential...monthly for maintenance services 14 days to pay. Commercial...monthly 30 days to pay. Any non-maintenance services payments due upon completion with some pre-payment arrangements made as well (1/3 signing, 1/3 arrival, 1/3 completion.)
  8. MJS

    MJS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,316

    Ditto to that. . . I have a few who pay up-front at the beginning of the year, but I really don't encourage that with the rest of the customers. My commercial accounts are also monthly; right now I have no good reason to shorten or lengthen the billing schedule.

    DLAWNS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,780

    Once a month here as well.
  10. hvphotog

    hvphotog LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 325

    seems monthly is the way to go, i was thinking bi-weekly but everyone likes the monthly thing better..

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