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Call for an estimate....

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by ksland, Jan 2, 2006.

  1. ksland

    ksland Senior Member
    from ma
    Messages: 419

    at 12:15 last night. My phone ringer stays on low after hours, got up wondering why someone would call and leave a message that late.

    It was a lady looking for a plowing estimate.... Ok fine....

    I call her back a little after 8am the next morning and she already found someone, LOL.:dizzy:
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    I get that all the time , seems like the first person they talk to gets the job.
  3. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    I'm used to getting calls for estimates in the evening but midnight seems a little late. Maybe she works a late shift. But I don't think I'd get out of bed, either.
  4. clark lawn

    clark lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    from NE ohio
    Messages: 1,233

    worst i had was a lawn customer called at 4:30 am to talk about her tree. called biz line first no answer looked up home number and called it till i fanily answered it. for plowing i have got them on christmas day a couple years ago(it snowed about 6" on christmas).already had my route done and home with family. people got pretty pi$$ed off that i wouldn't come do their drive for a one time plow cause they had people coming over
  5. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,394

    I got a call back from a lady after we gave her an estimate for lawn care. She called at 2:08AM! WTF can you say "code 10":dizzy: I probably would have flipped out, I hate being woke up in the middle of the night unless its for an emergency or for plowing.