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i need help

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by LHSlawnman86, Aug 15, 2004.

  1. LHSlawnman86

    LHSlawnman86 LawnSite Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 153

    hey averybody, there was just a new little shopping center built really close to my house and the grass hasnt grown yet and i dont think they have a lawnservice. my question is how does a 15 year old get a commercial account?

    please help
  2. drsogr

    drsogr LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,275

    Unfortunately you probably won't be able to. Most commercial accounts require insurance and a contract (especially malls). You can't get insurance because you are too young, and a contract can not be considered legit since you are too young.

    HOOLIE LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,981

    Your only other option would be to have a parent or other family member "own" your business until you are a legal adult. Then they could get the insurance coverage and all that good stuff. I'm sure you do good work, but I kinda doubt most commercial properties would want to deal with a 15 year old. Stick with the residential for now, IMO.

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