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Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by APV's Mowing, May 28, 2007.

  1. APV's Mowing

    APV's Mowing LawnSite Member
    Messages: 105

    hey this is my first season and iv got 12 lawns right now. I have a 21" Toro that is about 10 years old, ryobi trimmer, new echo blower, and other stuff... but my question is should i go the rest of the season with the 21" and get another, and hire somebody and then next year get a 36" Scag and trailer, or should i get a cheap 33" dn wat its called and not hire anybody,,,gotta pay cash for everthing not gunna get a loan or anything? any help or comments would help or w/e
  2. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Former Moderator
    Messages: 6,073

    there is no way you need to hire anyone yet with 12 accounts, no matter what equipment you are using.
  3. MeadowsLawnCare

    MeadowsLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 192

    the only reason you should hire a new person, if your working 40+ hours a week. Even then you could upgrade your equipment and spare the labor hours on somone else.

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