What are some of the most painful parts of your business

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by LawnDeveloper, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. sterlinglawns

    sterlinglawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 64

    Yeah I hit a news paper once.... never again. But my worst is dog/kid toys laying in the lawn every week. I guess part of lawn care is picking up after people to some degree.
  2. Nate'sLawnCare

    Nate'sLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,001

    The most painful part for me is getting through my head that we are really at the mercy of the weather. It could be drought, cold, wind, heat, rain, whatever. Now that I'm doing chemical apps, it seems like the wind never stops blowing :dizzy:
  3. Tsklandscaping

    Tsklandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 55

    I hit a baseball one time and shattered half of the deck! It was a Exmark 21". Needless to say I have to chase the baseball and parts of the deck!!
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  4. gpservices

    gpservices LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Messages: 6

    Yup as mentioned poo, and yard trash, i have a customer that i swear has a pool party every week, every time i come theres towels, bottles, cans etc... everywhere, aghhh so annoying im not a cleaning woman, also crabgrass up here in northeast once its there not much you can do until next early spring (pre emergent) also since im solo still im just so sick of weed wacking but oh well gotta be done every lawn.

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