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Its too early for ad's like this

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by meicher806, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. meicher806

    meicher806 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 385


    Don't sign another contract without reading this first. Companies are charging up to 80.00 per acre to mow, trim, and blow off walkways and drives. My company does all of that with prompt professional service for 25.00. Up to one acre for 25.00 dollars. The rate gets even better with bigger lots. We offer snow removal services, including roof top snow removal for rates that are guaranteed lowest. Please call me before you sign any longterm contract. I can save you money with the same professional service. I am also commercially insured and will provide up to date insurance cards upon request.

    I think i am going to have this guy come and mow my shop/house, I figure if i give him all 40 acres it should tie him up for the better part of the week :laugh::laugh:
  2. Lawnut101

    Lawnut101 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,260

    Yeah, please keep him down there! lol
  3. coolluv

    coolluv LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Atlanta
    Messages: 4,433

    Wait, give it another couple months... You haven't seen nothin yet! If you thought last year was bad.... just wait

    Let the lowballing begin.


    DLAWNS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,780

    a bit early yes, but they'll be comin' out of the woodwork soon, but they never last...
  5. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    I hate to agree because they're right, this is one aspect of the business that never changes.
  6. dtc0207

    dtc0207 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 222

    I have been looking at this site for 6 months now and I cant recall how many post are on here about lowballing, Which leads me to a question How come when it comes to buying new equipment all I here is Price Price. I know price is important but remember the dealer has to make a profit to.
  7. Premier landscaping south

    Premier landscaping south LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 534

    LOL good point.
  8. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,220

    A guy posting a lawn service ad in the middle of January in the Upper Midwest??
    He won't get A SINGLE RESPONSE to that ad. People here don't think green until at LEAST March.

    I don't even waste my time posting a free Craigslist ad as I know it won't be responded to now.
  9. Golfpro21

    Golfpro21 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 563

    I bet his "uptodate insurance card is printed on the same press his green card is printed"
  10. Lawnut101

    Lawnut101 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,260

    I don't get calls until May. Then people wonder why it takes so long to get back to them.

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