Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by zinkjo, Jan 14, 2005.

  1. zinkjo

    zinkjo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 98

    Starting a small landscaping business this spring.
    Services will include mowing, cleanups, fertilizing and small landscaping jobs like pavers, etc.
    What type of insurance should I carry? Will only be myself and 1 other family member working for the first couple of years.

    LawnMonster Landscaping Services
  2. Braxton

    Braxton LawnSite Member
    from TN
    Messages: 81

    You'll need commercial liability insurance to cover you and your family member for the services you offer, commercial vehicle insurance, and possible a rider for your landscaping equipment. From what I've been told (I too plan to startup this coming Spring) it should run from 1,000 to 2,000 per year for all three. I could be low on that, but you can get the quotes for yourself, or perhaps someone else can offer more specifics?


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