So I've been doing installs for about 7 years now, each year with between 40-100% growth over the previous year. Its now gotten to the point that I'm just getting burnt out on it. I had 4 full time guys earlier this year, and kept them busy, but its such a pain in the ass dealing with employees as well as the stress of selling to keep them busy. Seems like more work and less money for me and more stress and less of a life. So, I have around 200 service accounts at this point. If I can push that to 300 next year (shouldn't be all that hard), I can basically just work for myself doing service and MAYBE an install here or there for extra $ if I feel like it. I also do landscape lighting (started the biz as just that), so I would be doing those installs some too. I know at least one of my competitors (and a good friend) does just service and doesn't even fool with install, and he's been in the biz for a long time and knows it well... thinking he has the right idea. I already have a nice wire locator too... and I kept a full time service tech busy all year.. and thats starting the year with only about 125 accounts. The installs I get leads for I would just sub out....possibly to my long-term employee if he wants to do his own thing, and then I just get the service on that install (same setup I've had with a large landscape company I do sub installs for, and it works well)... If I sub'ed out the installs to him, I know it would get done the way I want for the customer, and most of my work is referrals...so my customers would already know him to some extent. Thoughts??