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Using a contract

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Jinks, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. Jinks

    Jinks LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    For those that use contracts, do you use seasonal or year round? For year round contracts, how do you deal with winter months where a cutting may not be needed weekly? Any other information on contracts would be great. Thanks.
  2. dura to the max

    dura to the max LawnSite Silver Member
    from georgia
    Messages: 2,246

    year round. either set it up where they pay less during the winter, or where you dont make what you should during the summer and make it back during the winter.
  3. billslawn89

    billslawn89 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,365

    if the client wants seasonal, then i figure it out to average for 12 months of equal payments
  4. Jinks

    Jinks LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    Do you leave any provisions for the customers to cancel their contract? Is there a cancelation fee or is the contract just to keep them from switching to the first lowballer to come along?

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