Shirt colors.....

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by eggy, Jun 29, 2001.

  1. eggy

    eggy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,085

    I am in the process of changing shirt colors..we have been wearing a tan shirt...with green shorts..however on the new shirts I am looking at going with red shirts, tan does red do in reflecting heat???? Would red be to warm....???? Any thoughts? we are wanting the shirts in a brighter color this time to stand out a bit more....
  2. stslawncare

    stslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    from DE
    Messages: 1,484

    brighter the better for standing out and keeping cool i think it is.

    CLARKE LawnSite Member
    Messages: 145

    Hey Eggy, been in the bussiness for 16 years now,
    used to were black shirts black shorts, now still
    wear black shorts but changed the shirts to orange
    with black letter much cooler than black DUH,
    But my most unliked color is RED, I' would stay
    away from the RED, RED has to much RED in it later :blob3:
  4. BCLawncare

    BCLawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    Eggy I wear Blaze orange shirts with dark green lettering
    they really make you stand out while working and the dark,
    green lettering is easy to see and read.

    OBRYANMAINT LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 555

    seems like the popular choice i too have bright orange shirts and green logo's .............i picked it because no other lawn co. in my area uses this color
  6. CMerLand

    CMerLand LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    Sometimes its brown to a dark brown almost black. Occassionally yellow which I hate and after a night at taco bell green.

    OHHHHHHHH, sorry bout that you said shiRt colors. Sorry, ours our heather gray with green screenprinting. We were gray pants in the spring and fall with stone cargo shorts from wearguard.

  7. Turf Cutters

    Turf Cutters LawnSite Member
    Messages: 121

    I worked for the city a few years ago and they gave us red t-shirts to wear. The red faded real bad after half a summer and was hot to wear. We use light grey or heather color shirts with bright geen lettering. After thee years they still look sharp.
  8. dfor

    dfor LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 828

    CMerLand, that was good, I can't stop laughing.
    I wear green pants or shorts and a white shirt.
  9. GreenQuest Lawn

    GreenQuest Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 822

    I worked for a LC that had red shirts. By the end of the summer we all had Pink. My company we wear tan shorts, grey shirts.
  10. Craig Turf Management

    Craig Turf Management LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 354

    I helped a guy once, and we wore red shirts. They were too hot in my opinion, and faded badly. I wear light grey shirts currently, but just ordered a bunch of white shirts last week. I want to reflect as much heat as possible.
    I have thought of using a blaze orange shirt. Good for visibility when edging etc near the road.
    Bill Craig

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