Uniforms!!!!!!! Help

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by MIGreenscape, Jun 2, 2013.

  1. Chilehead

    Chilehead LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Stockbridge, GA
    Messages: 1,968

    Mine is pretty common: hunter green polo shirt, and khaki cargo shorts. I think olive green shorts with a tan polo would look pretty sharp.
  2. cpllawncare

    cpllawncare LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,659

    We have kelly green polos for mgmnt and t-shirts for hourly guys and tan shorts or dickies. We tried the dry-fit type shirts last year but they didn't holdup so we went back to cotton.
  3. alexschultz1

    alexschultz1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,588

    I HAD THE ORANGE FIRST!!! You're not allowed to have it.... everyone around here is wearing them now :/ They are great shirts though. You POP out where ever you go
  4. Southern Heritage

    Southern Heritage LawnSite Member
    Messages: 169

    We where t shirts with our logos. I don't require a particular pair of pants as long as they don't have holes.
  5. GrassBarber

    GrassBarber LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    Tan is a good color, however, I prefer a bright color for attention and safety like a bright yellow or gold. In addition, just about any color scheme you want to put on those colors really stand out and is great for advertisement, makes people look twice. It has worked for me.
  6. mclarke

    mclarke LawnSite Member
    Messages: 67

    I am in the process of ordering some tees, here is what I am looking at. Still working on a few rough drafts. If you are wondering I am going thru "www.customink.com"

  7. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,336

    Guess I'm not as picky as some of you. Our policy is our high vis orange t-shirts with logo on left chest and across the back, with long jeans and boots. Shorts are for going out in the evening, NOT working in lol.
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  8. mclarke

    mclarke LawnSite Member
    Messages: 67

    My uniform idea (as I am still getting ready to open for business next summer) is the following:

    I will have a company style hat (hey, they were free)
    High vis green tee (custom designed for my business)
    Pants (I prefer dark blue style jeans)

    I am also picking up a set of steel "toe caps".
  9. cpllawncare

    cpllawncare LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,659

    You won't need the steel toes, unless you plan on sticking your boots under the deck of the mower, I've even ran over my foot with my mower, not under the deck, (Don't ask) and no damage except a scuffed up boot LOL a good pr of regular boots will suffice fine, definitely not tennis shoes though.
  10. aaronmg

    aaronmg LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 357

    That's another good reason why we should mow high...

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