Skipping a week

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by EZTarget, Jun 14, 2004.

  1. EZTarget

    EZTarget LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 295

    I know this has been covered many times - customer wants a week skipped, or it was raining. Having to double cut, and charge more.

    What about this. - Had to skip a week cause of rain (and all the felled trees) so this week I am cutting 1/2 - 1" higher than normal and not charging extra?

    I did this with one customer and it worked really well. Lawn looks great and it was no extra work on my mower.

    Normal cut is 2.75 St Augustine. Actually got a 10dollar tip from him too!

    Thinking of doing it with another I have to catch up on as well.
  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    We do it all the time,...especially if we get behind from rain.

    TROTTMAN LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    Its a great idea. Keeps your work load down and the cut looking better. Then the next week cut lower. Only works on weekly accounts. Seems like the bi-weekly it gets up as high as it was if you cut higher than normal haha.

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