Working less hours now -- 30 at most

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by americanlawn, Aug 5, 2007.

  1. americanlawn

    americanlawn LawnSite Fanatic
    from midwest
    Messages: 5,954

    My guys & gals are now putting in only about 30 hours a week now, because of the heat & humidity ---- it's oppresive right now, so we're backing off. We may also begin working Monday thru Thursdays soon -- giving them a 3-day weekend until the temps cool down. Anybody else in the same boat?:usflag:
  2. indyturf

    indyturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indy
    Messages: 1,901

    I try to get out early and be home by noon!
  3. Mr Priceless

    Mr Priceless LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    what he said. beat the heat and dun worry 'bout it:walking:
  4. johnsonslawnmanagement

    johnsonslawnmanagement LawnSite Senior Member
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  5. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,085

    That's why I work my tail off in the Spring. I know everything's going dormant in July. It may be really hot, but that just means I need to take a long weekend & go to the lake!
  6. rcreech

    rcreech Sponsor
    Male, from OHIO
    Messages: 6,159

    I hear ya!

    After my second app I am done until my late summer/fall app.

    All I have been doing is treating a few trees and shrubs, killing moles and doing a ton of quoting.

    I am glad I am not forced to work in this freak'n heat. Going to feel like over 100 deg tomorrow.

    Stayn in the house!
  7. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    Early in the day only. Home by two.
  8. gregory

    gregory LawnSite Bronze Member
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    man you guys need to pull up your big girl panties its hot lol work outside in south florida when you walk out the door at 7 am ands its already 85 guys want to see hot come down here and we wioll show you hot
  9. rcreech

    rcreech Sponsor
    Male, from OHIO
    Messages: 6,159


    OH is hot enough for me!

    Over 100 today with serious humidity!

    You guys are probably a little more used to it....remember in about 4 months we will probably be below freezing!

    Come up here and work then and we will see who wears the panties!
  10. gregory

    gregory LawnSite Bronze Member
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    nah you can keep that winter..we are on the golf course in jan and feb you guys are ass deep in snow...i have family that live in mich. close to OH ..i was up there 2 yrs ago or so in OH for some rib cook off..all i heard was how hot it was nothing to bad for me had to leave b/c i had the pleasure of comming home for hurricane want fun live down here after that no power means no a/c no fans no cold anything it was fun ....

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