Archive for the 'Fall Leaf Cleanups' Category

How to bid leaf cleanup jobs on a steep incline.

A steep incline can really effect the amount of time it takes to mow a property or even collect leaves off of it. As we will see in this discussion from the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum, there are easy ways to perform steep jobs as well as difficult ways. Easier ways allow you to [...]

Lawn winterization marketing plan.

If you are looking for a lawn winterization marketing plan, here is a suggestion from a member of the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. With a little altering, you might be able to make this plan fit perfectly for you.
He wrote “In an effort to re-design my business and for next year I have been [...]

Half acre clean up, how much to charge?

A member of the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum had a job come up that consisted of a bunch of smaller jobs and he wanted to know what he should charge. He wrote “I have a half acre field (flat) with branches and sticks strewn around it that I need to clean up. I [...]

Need help with first commercial lawn care bid.

Jumping from offering residential lawn care to commercial can seem to be a daunting task at first but nothing helps more than seeing and learning from the examples of others. Here is a great commercial lawn care bid example from a member of the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum.

How I found commercial lawn care property bids in my area.

Finding commercial lawn care bids is not as difficult as you may think. Most times it comes down to picking up the phone and finding who to talk to or simply visiting the establishment and asking a few questions. That is what a member of the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum did when he found [...]

Pricing lawn care and yard cleanups.

How to price lawn mowing or a yard cleanup seems to be one of the more popular questions asked on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. Many new lawn care business owners tend to be lost with this and understandably so, it can be very difficult to wrap your mind around proper bidding concepts.
To help [...]

How one lawn care business owner filled his Fall schedule.

Finding work in the Fall and Winter can be more challenging at times than picking up mowing accounts during the Spring. Many lawn care business owners seem to struggle finding customers to service and end up having a rough time when the mowing season slows down. But this doesn’t have to be the case. In [...]

How to speed up leaf collection.

When the leaves fall and you are hired to clean them up, a lot of times you are not only fighting with trying to collect wet leaves but with wind! How do you collect the leaves when the wind is blowing them all over? That is a question asked on the Gopher Lawn Care Business [...]

How to price spring and fall lawn care cleanups.

With Spring just around the corner your lawn care business will be asked to bid on yard cleanups but head these warnings so as not to go broke while trying to make money.
One of the members of the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum had an interesting experience with bidding her first Spring cleanup and she [...]

Fall home and yard cleanup dumpster flyer added.

I just added a flyer you can use to promote your lawn care business fall home and yard clean up. The flyer’s title says Fall Clean Up Week. Then in the text below, it says you are a neighbor who owns your own lawn care business and you have rented a dumpster for one week [...]

Are leaf sweepers a good option for professional landscapers?

Are you looking for another way to pick up leaves from lawns you service during the fall? One of our forum members made a post in the Gopher Lawn Care Business forum and asked “Anybody using lawn sweepers to pick up leaves? I’m thinking that in some situations, this may the faster way to [...]

What’s more profitable for a lawn care business, small or large yards?

What’s more profitable for a lawn care business, small or large yards?
This is such a great question and I am glad it was brought up on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. There are down sides and up sides to going each way. For instance, if you service a lot of smaller accounts, no one [...]

Fall leaf clean up marketing idea with inflatable halloween decorations.

You could even take this idea one step further and put up an inflatable halloween display on your property and maybe at the home of your family or friends in town too to help promote your services further.
Join this discussion at the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum.
Use a stencil on the inflatable display.

Afterwards, you have [...]

How to promote leaf clean up services for your lawn care business.

If you are out in your area raking up leaves and you want to promote the service further to neighbors in the area, why not try this. Get some pumpkin leaf bags and on the blank side on the back, use a stencil to spray in your lawn care business phone number and maybe the [...]

How best to use a mower vac to clean up leaves and how to charge for it.

How best to use a mower vac to clean up leaves and how to charge for it. YOu can join in on this discussion at the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum here.
Jeremy wrote in “I’m planning on purchasing an ultra vac for my exmark zero turn lawn mower to do leaf cleanup, but I’m not [...]

Fall leaf clean up lawn sign ideas.

How cool would it be if you could get a whole bunch of these fall leaf clean up lawn signs? Have them cut into the proper shape and then insert them through out the neighborhoods you service.

It would be a really neat and visual way to offer your fall leaf lawn clean up services.

Here is [...]

Fall lawn care leaf cleanup letter also used for gutter cleaning.

I want to thank Gary for sharing with us this fall leaf clean up letter. Before fall comes along, why not send out this letter in your invoices to your lawn care customers. Ask them how you should handle their leaf clean up and also offer other additional fall services like gutter cleaning.
Gary also suggested [...]

How your lawn care business should price a fall leaf cleanup

Leaves are already beginning to turn and fall in some parts of the country. So, this article might be of interest to you.
Leaf raking can be a very profitable job for a lawn care business. However, be aware of some common traps in raking a customer’s lawn.
As Autumn draws on and the green [...]