No mow, still got paid

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sharpcutter, Apr 24, 2004.

  1. sharpcutter

    sharpcutter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 87

    I have a twice a month customer that pays well, and the deal is that he cuts the weeks that I dont.

    Well today was my day. I pull up to the house and think, what bas**rd cut my account!! Go to the house and owner says, "oh your here, I just finished the grass." I said, "I spoke to your wife this week, and told here that I was coming" Owner says that its no problem, cutting his grass is "theraputic, buy the way here is your check":eek:

    Ok then, I`ll just come next week instead, he says "Ok fine by me.":p
  2. GrassBustersLawn

    GrassBustersLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 981

    Only thing better would have been if he'd CALLED YOU and told you not to come......& said the check is in the MAIL.

  3. crawdad

    crawdad LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,938

    So now your schedule is thrown off a week. Twice a month customers don't think of that, they think you sit around the house on the weeks you don't cut them. But, you said he pays well, and that may make up for the rescheduling headache. I hope so.
  4. LawnScapers of Dayton

    LawnScapers of Dayton LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Dayton, OH
    Messages: 2,572

    That is why I don't do bi-weekly customers.....They tend to not represent your best work.....IMO...

    This seemed to work out good for you....


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