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start times in florida

Discussion in 'Florida Lawn Care Forum' started by minx, Mar 31, 2013.

  1. minx

    minx LawnSite Member
    Messages: 82

    My guys were discussing our start times, we do one crew on residential, one crew on commercial.. what time do you guys start as we go into spring/summer.. I am open minded.. obviously my commercial can go out earlier, just wanted opinions.. thanks guys.
  2. Sprinkler Buddy

    Sprinkler Buddy LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 1,185

    Commercial at daylight. Residential not before 8:00 AM unless you know the customer doesn't mind and has no neighbors. lol
  3. It really depends. I have clients that go away for the summer so I can start before 8 for sure. As a rule though if they are home I would say no earlier than 7:30. Most are usually awake by then so they don't mind. I don't do commercial so can't answer that.
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  4. doug1980

    doug1980 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 276

    All our crews start at 6:45 usually at their first yard around 7:15 to 7:30. Had a few complaints here and there but not many.
  5. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,010

    Residential we start at 8:00. Commercial as soon as it's light enough.
  6. MR-G

    MR-G LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 479

    all our crews leave the shop at 8 am and usually back by 4pm mon-fri.....

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