They WASHED my truck!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by battags, Sep 21, 2003.

  1. battags

    battags LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 607

    I have to be working for the nicest customers in the world. I pulled up to their house today and they wife and three kids were washing their family cars. After cutting thier back yard (about 3/4 acre) I came back to the truck to see them drying it with a chamois! They washed the whole thing!

    After dealing with some lousy and ungreatful customers today, that really shocked me!

  2. work_it

    work_it LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 976

    In a case like that I wouldn't charge them for the lawn. I hate using my days off to wash vehicles. Just thank them and be on my way.
  3. Black Water

    Black Water LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    I wish someone would wash my truck. :cry:

    You insomniacs gotta try and get some sleep. :sleeping:
  4. GLAN

    GLAN Banned
    Messages: 1,647

    LOL BW that is what Sundays are for......:p

    It's hard enough getting some Ice Water from people.

    If you had the money with you. Give the kids $5 each.

    Or get $5 certificates from McDonalds or something.
  5. challenger55

    challenger55 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 111

    to do that they must really like u
    do you guys have any customers that tell u, u can go in the garage and get a coke out of the refrigerator any time u want
  6. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Messages: 4,205

    Apparently you are doing something right.
    Keep up the GOOD work!
  7. WeatherMan

    WeatherMan LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 692

    I have at least 10 customers that always bring me and the crew cokes when they see that we are finished. Best part of my day is an ICE COLD COKE :D :D :D
  8. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    I have my crews be responsible for washing trucks , most of all the interiors where they dump their coffee cups and cigarette wrappers ! before they can get their paychecks !
  9. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
    from -
    Messages: 4,040

    That's a great story! :)
  10. battags

    battags LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 607

    Yeah, there good people. They really take great efforts in raising their kids right, too.

    Not that I wouldn't do good work for all of my customers, but things like that don't make it seem like work at all. Know what I mean? It really makes you want to go the extra distance.


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