How to Get Into the Lawn Service Business

The lawn service business is one of the more lucrative businesses around. It doesn't need a very big capital investment to start and you don't have to buy any high tech equipment while you are still getting going. So what exactly do you need?

Before you can start your business you need to get a license to be able to work legally and so that you can show something to your clients should they question the legality and credibility of your business. After licensing, you can then proceed to have invoices, receipts, contracts, and business cards made for your Lawn Service Business.  To save costs when you're just getting started, look at our free marketing package for lawn service business start-ups.

Your lawn mower should be enough to get you started and of course you will need a car to transport it. It is better if you start in your own neighborhood since you wouldn't have any additional expenses. As your business grows, you will need more equipment and maybe even hire additional personnel.

Once you've got a few customers, it's time to upgrade your equipment and start to become more professional.  We've got packages that will help you get started.  For example, check out our Lawn Care Contractor's Package.  It contains exactly what you need to set you apart from other people who only offer the standard mowing and trimming, including:

  • A trailer sprayer that attaches to the back of your riding lawn mower to help you fertilize and control weeds over large swaths of grass
  • 5 Gallons of our Aerator Blend to help rejuvenate tired, compacted grass
  • 30 Gallons of Soil Booster organic seaweed fertilizer, to nourish your lawn's roots
  • 30 Gallons of Green Sustaining Blend to help your customers' lawns stay lush even in the dry days of summer.
  • The free marketing package I told you about earlier.

Take a look at the package here.

Now you can start to advertise and contact friends and families for referrals. You can even drive around your neighborhood and see which lawns need maintenance and approach the owners if they want to hire your services. You can also check out real estate firms and contractors to see if they have new buildings being constructed which might need your services in the future.  Our marketing package contains a helpful guide that will give you other ideas for getting more customers for your business.

Although you have to start out by yourself, time will come that you will need someone to help you with the work and you have to hire an employee or two. All you need to do is place an ad or better yet ask your acquaintances if they can recommend someone to work for you. You need to be specific as to the work that needs to be done and what you expect from your employees.

Although you may encounter a little difficulty in getting clients while you're still starting out, once you get operational and do your job well, you will be surprised at how many people need to have their lawns maintained for them.

Thanks for visiting our lawn service business page. Remember, our team of experts are always available to help you make decisions about the right products and services for your business. Call them today at 1-855-408-2488.

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