"Patio Magic is the equivalent of MCC Pro (same manufacturer) targeted at home owners rather than the trade market. MCC Pro work well on moss and algae providing the surface it's applied to is bone dry. I now mainly use Armillitox as it is…"
"Hi Bob, I used some patio Magic on an old tarmac drive to try and get rid of some heavy moss. The drive was braking up so I couldn't use anything forceful. It turned the moss brown, but it still remained there (and was still slippy). This…"
"The removal of all arisings(unless composted on site) is part of being a professional garden maintenance outfit and helps set you apart from the odd job gardener. The cost of this is factored into the price of the contract along with all other…"
"Hi Bob, yes always use your own tools, I've had customers offering me to use their tools but they are usually blunt/rusty or heavy.
You get used to your own and in doing so you make a better job of it and you're less likely to cut your…"
"Thanks for the reply.
Tried putting up adverts in the local supermarkets but seems the competition removes them.
At the moment I'm just cutting verges for a local parish council about every three weeks.
No grass box needed as it just needs…"
" Hi Bob.. I have started out in business this year. I use my own tools and my customers expect this. Dont worry if you dont have the best tools you can upgrade when you start earning. I have..
I never charge by the hour and i include any…"
"Hi Bob, welcome to LJN - you may get a broader response to this question if it was posted in the 'General thread'.
But to address your points simply:
Your tools and equipment - your fuel - your everything (even bags to take…"
Hi, I'm considering starting a garden maintenance in suffolk.I would appreciate advice on a number of questions. Whose tools and equipment is used?What should the extra charge be for using my own petrol equipment? (From the forum it looks like Approx. £2 extra an hour)Do I need insurance?Extra travel cost?(From the forum it looks like an extra 45p/mile outside the usual business radius)Hourly Rate? (From the forum it looks like a large range from £12.50 to the mid £20's)Are the grass clippings…See More