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Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by Reassurance Property, May 16, 2012.


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  1. 6:00

    20 vote(s)
  2. 6:30

    21 vote(s)
  3. 7:00

    58 vote(s)
  4. 7:15

    9 vote(s)
  5. 7:30

    39 vote(s)
  6. 7:45

    11 vote(s)
  7. 8:00

    83 vote(s)
  8. 8:15

    7 vote(s)
  9. 8:30

    21 vote(s)
  10. 9:00

    34 vote(s)
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  1. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 15,778

    6:15 commercial and 8 resi's
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  2. southgalawns

    southgalawns LawnSite Member
    from ga
    Messages: 110

    Commercials are as soon as I get there, 530-6 leave shop at 4;30. Residentails around 9-10
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  3. Reassurance Property

    Reassurance Property LawnSite Member
    Messages: 122

    That is early!!
  4. southgalawns

    southgalawns LawnSite Member
    from ga
    Messages: 110

    I'm solo, and my monday route is 1 hour away and I have to be back before 3-4 to go to my job at night.
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  5. joel29m

    joel29m LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 658

    7-8 am.
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  6. FLCthes4:11-12

    FLCthes4:11-12 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 283

    I work solo or with a helper or two doing small design/build install and enhancement work, I drop my kids off at school and sitters in the morning so we normally meet at the job at 830. I normally load trailer, pick up materials the day/evening before. I used to work for a large evil corporation and we had to be at yard 545, crew there at 6 and out the gate by 615 at the latest. I hate starting the day rushed and in a panic just keeps you pissed off all day.
  7. lazor-cut

    lazor-cut LawnSite Senior Member
    from Wixom
    Messages: 315

    Commercial Accounts First thing EVERY Morning. On site sometimes at 6AM. Usually about 6:40ish Then we Move to Resi's About 8-9AM

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    start mowing at 630 for the accounts that nobody lives at and there are no neighbors...for the ones with residents and neighbors close by i wait till 7 or 8
  9. Kelly's Landscaping

    Kelly's Landscaping LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,676

    Yea I picked 9 but seldom get down stairs before 9:30 but the guys start at 9 and get everything ready before I head down. That said we work till 8 pm most days so I feel no need to ever start earlier I work long enough.
  10. PLS-Tx

    PLS-Tx LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 2,384

    About the same here. Seems like we work until about 8pm then head to the shop to do maint. So, why start early I'm going to work until dark no matter what time we start. :dizzy:

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