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Ordering Business T-Shirts, Help!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by BBallkid42, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. BBallkid42

    BBallkid42 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 118

    Looking to buy some t-shirts for the off chance of advertising but also just to look more professional at the jobsite. Thinking of getting dark green shirts with white lettering on the front with business name on upper chest and white lettering on the back with business name and phone number. Anything I'm not thinking of? Is getting green shirts going to end up being too hot? I've thought of getting yellow but didn't think it would look as good. Any help or experience would be great, thanks!
  2. umsco226

    umsco226 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    I love the look of beige shirts and shorts/pants, personally. I find dark green too warm.
  3. GMLC

    GMLC LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,345

    I have dark green polo shirts which can be hot at times but look very professional. Next time I'm thinking beige with green lettering.
  4. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 7,051

    I have both dark green with white lettering and beige with green lettering. Green is definitely hotter. Once I start to sweat, it makes no difference to me what color I have on.
  5. BBallkid42

    BBallkid42 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 118

    I was thinking of beige as well but dirt and grease as well as sweat would also show up a lot more on beige than dark green, that was part of my reasoning toward getting dark green.
  6. mowerman90

    mowerman90 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,491

    I've had red shirts with white lettering and Logo for the last 20 years. One thing I can recommend is to NOT get 100% cotton tees. Once they get soaked with sweat they won't dry out quickly which will make you feel like you're wearing a wet blanket. Get tees that are a 50/50 blend, that way while driving to your next stop they'll dry out and be much more comfortable in the heat.
  7. johnny_boy02

    johnny_boy02 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 133

    My shirts are black. Once it hots 90+ degrees the color makes no difference to me.
  8. mad87man

    mad87man LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 127

    LOL that's like when people ask me isn't it hot with longer hair or a beard and i reply when its this hot and humid its all the same at this point.

    I usually wear a darker grey T shirt and it doesn't show that much dirt or as much as you would think and they are kind of cool.
  9. Aaronnc

    Aaronnc LawnSite Senior Member
    from Zone 7B
    Messages: 354

    +1 A buddy turned me on to the 50/50 blend a couple of years ago, and they are the best shirts ever. Won't own anything else.

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