Pre-pay Lawn Customers

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by mike48114, Dec 29, 2002.

  1. mike48114

    mike48114 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 124

    You have all been very helpful on this topic. What do you think about this...?

    Do any of you make a customer pay for cuts in advance if they turn out to be late payers. For instance, you stop cutting becouse they haven't paid, the customer calls wanting to pay the ballance to get you back out there. What do you think about making the cust. pay for some cuts up front becouse they are a constint risk
  2. I suspend service to slow payers-as noted in their contract
    Prepayment or credit card is required from all habitually slow payers.
  3. mike48114

    mike48114 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 124

    Or I could just knock on thier door at 5:00am on Sunday morning to collect the funds... Just kidding :)

    LAWNS AND MOWER LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,129

    Not trying to brag, but with me, it's not a question of if they'll pay, but when they'll pay. Only been stiffed for $150 over 15 years.

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