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soil testing

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by Keegan, Feb 21, 2006.

  1. Keegan

    Keegan LawnSite Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 607

    When do you do a soil test- before you give your estimate or after the customer hires you?

    Thanks!
     
  2. muddstopper

    muddstopper LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,341

    I give an estimate that includes a soil test. They pay up front for the testing and then I deduct that from the final bill. It is also important to make sure the customer realizes that the price is just an estimate. The soil test results can and does have a bearing on the final price.
     

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