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Prices for a lawn...horrible!

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by ff279, Apr 27, 2005.

  1. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Messages: 1,796

    RUN Forrest ... RUN!
     
  2. ff279

    ff279 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 36

    Well I left her an estimate sheet with the price said thank you, just five mins ago she called me up, and she said " Write up a contract you have my business, along with the neighbor who paid $15.00 for a crpay service...

    who said you cant hit two birds with one stone??

    Thanks for the help,
    Ryan
     
  3. nocutting

    nocutting LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 530

    Hi, call the lady back and get the "Other Guys" #, maybe he can cut all your lawns for you! and you'll make a hell of a profit not even takin your equipment out ? :cool2:
     
  4. LawnScapers of Dayton

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

    Now aren't you glad you didn't fold.......

    the mysterious $15 guy must have full schedule........

    Derek
     
  5. jim dailey

    jim dailey LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 614

    Imagine that: There is some truth in the saying: "Honesty is the best policy."
     
  6. Kickin Your Grass

    Kickin Your Grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 479


    I had a customer that praises my work every week cancel on me yesterday.
    Guess why?


    19.00 per week savings on lawn.............



    I have been taken care of her lawn 44.00 per week

    and some guy became behind me and told her 25.00...

    She told me that she would call me back if he didnt do a good job. I told her not to bother calling me back.
     
  7. QualityLawnCare4u

    QualityLawnCare4u LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,758

    Allen, I know that feeling, but at least she told you the truth instead of telling you that all of a sudden your work was lousy like mine did. I had rather be told about the price than my work insulted.
     
  8. bowhunter1432

    bowhunter1432 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 43

    stick to your price never go lower! :waving:
     
  9. lawnandplow42

    lawnandplow42 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 508

    i bet shes lying about the 15 dollars and trying to get you to lower.
    Walk away from that PITA
     
  10. Texas Mowem

    Texas Mowem LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 59

    I like that answer
     

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