For several years now, I have sold an all-encompassing package that included the likes of: 6 fertilizations 5 weed applications 2 pre-ems 5 Round-Up sprays through concrete/gutters 1 shrub/bush insect spray Grub prevention/control I set myself apart from the low ballers and justified a higher price and an extra visit. The past 2 years, however, I have been decimated by billbugs. The first several years of doing this, I could just lay down preventative bifenthrin blanket-sprays, but no more. The past two seasons saw MAJOR outbreaks (80% of my lawns last year). As an obvious result, 2 things have happened: My profit margin tanked As soon as I see the first case each season, I'm sick with worry until September over how many more lawns will be infested. The cost of doing this made sense when I'd deluded myself into thinking that bifenthrin would be all it took to keep bugs at bay. (NOTE: I am well aware of my error, so please resist the urge to puff yourself up by putting me down.) So now I need to approach my clients with a solid, reasonable change-in-system that will allow me to quit offering this as a built-in service and be able to charge separately for it on an as-needed basis, using proper chemicals. I have a few thoughts, but would like some outside input as I formulate a gameplan. Thanks.