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Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by noseha, Oct 30, 2006.
I was talking on a post to a fellow lawn guy about this who does it? what do you charge? and tips
What the hell is a "winter watch"????
Yea what is a winter watch?
I think he means watching houses for homeowners who are away for the winter. I believe ECS does this as part of his business.
if this is what a "winter watch" is then is there money in it
Sure you won't get rich quick, but it would help, winter months are notoriously slow anyhow.
well if someone asks wed do it dont think its something id advertise for though
ya, that is it and no one does it. from what it looks like, I do about 1/4 of my winter income
Yes, that is part of my business. There is good money in it and lots of inside side work generated as a result. My goal is to get a lot more of these. I would like to have 3 or 4 times the the amount we are doing now. I do not want to depend on snow to survive in the winter, but instead have the snow part be all extra $$ for me. Right now we have 11 weekly, 1 that is twice a month, 1 when the temps get real low and 1 that I only do when the alarm company calls. I can do all of these in less than one full day right now. Make sure you have insurance to go into the homes as well. As I am plowing and shoveling their drive/sidewalks, my wife is doing the house check. Saves a lot of time and driving, killing two birds with one stone so to speak.