new crew needs check list

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by kellroy, Jul 10, 2008.

  1. kellroy

    kellroy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    I've a new crew that does great work but some time there are missing the little things , I'm thinking maybe a check list for every yard,business would help. does any one have one that works well. thanks:drinkup:
  2. hexfactor

    hexfactor LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    There's a great checklist for this. For every small item missed, deduct $5 from the monthly paycheck. After they miss 5 or 6 things, that money loss starts to hurt. That'll nip it in the bud.
  3. jsf343

    jsf343 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,775

    :laugh: Yeah I am sure the labor and wage board would love that! Don't get me wrong, I would love to do it as well, just not sure how long you would be able to keep your employees once you started it.
  4. grassleg

    grassleg LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    heres a checklist

    1 trim
    2 check your work
    3 mow
    4 check your work
    5 blow
    6 check your work
    7 clean unsightlys
    8 check your work
    9 check your work
    10 check your work
  5. brianhanson37

    brianhanson37 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 53

    I personally have a laminated checklist that I go over every time before I leave. Sometimes you have other things on your mind and you just skip over something simple, usually the roundup on the driveway.
  6. ironman1994

    ironman1994 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 31

    Ditto that. Yesterday I left my blower sitting on my workbench:hammerhead:
  7. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    thats what tehy need!!!!

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