Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bobcatnj, May 20, 2004.

  1. bobcatnj

    bobcatnj LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 687

    i keep my equipment in a shed in my back yard and the truck and trailer in the street for the past 3 years. today my neighbor came up to me and said she was sick of it being here. and i could understand where she was coming from. i wouldnt want that parked in my neighbor hood if someone did that for me. so now im loking for a place to keep equipment and truck and trailer. anyone have any ideas?? the self storage places are 2 small already tried that
  2. Wayne Landscaping

    Wayne Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 237

    All you have to do is buy some land and build a shop or buy one.
  3. bobcatnj

    bobcatnj LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 687

    u make it sound so easy hahaha
  4. turfman33

    turfman33 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 226

    I keep my trailer in storage. A little steep in price but it's full of camera's and you need to have a code to get in and out. I have a 30' deep by 12' wide. I have a 16' trailer and still have some room.

  5. all degree

    all degree LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 344

    The 30' storage shed works great. get an end one and its easier to get into with a little practice. You can also leave your trailer loaded.

    Try doing the mnt at the storage facility in exchange for rent...
  6. z_clark

    z_clark LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 369

    I use an old barn that was not being used by the owners at their home. It is in the city, and I just keep the place up for the rent (1.5 acres of mowing). Look around and send out a letters to empty barn owners posibly looking to strike a deal on maintenance.
  7. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
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    Messages: 8,745

    you should have told your neighbor that you were sick of her
  8. shepoutside

    shepoutside LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,208

    Talk to some car buffs, of some people around, that have car, or rods, and see if they know where there might be a shop around. There are a lot around here, just need to find out, as most don't advertise, and get taken fast .
  9. hole in one lco

    hole in one lco LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,793

    I'm in the same bout as you had to get a storage unit 150.0 a month.

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  10. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    sounds like a crappy letter

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