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7 Reasons to Start a Lawn Care Business for Extra Cash!

Lawn Care is a low-cost, start-up business you can do night and weekends if you have a daytime job. Plus, most residential lawn care customers pay when the work is done for great cash flow!

Providing a lawn care service is a great low-cost way to enter the world of self-employment and to provide financial security. I had never intended to get into the lawn care business, but one of our commercial customers requested a quote for the weekly mowing of the lawns in their office park.

If you own a push lawnmower and a weed eater, plus a way to haul them around; I can show you how to start your own lawn care business. Start small, purchase additional equipment as you need it, and develop your own part-time or full-time lawn care business.

Here are 7 reasons to consider a lawn care business:

Tax Write Offs:

When you work a normal job, your employer gives you a your paycheck. When tax time comes, you may have a few deductions you can make but there is not much leeway. However, when you are self-employed, you can avoid paying many taxes. There are many ‘write-offs’ so you can reduce what you pay in taxes. I write off a really nice SUV!


If you are at ‘work’, you are at work. You may sit fooling around on the computer because you are stuck there for 8 hours per ‘shift’. Your boss may ask you to do tasks that are a complete waste of time, but you have to do them anyway which can definitely be frustrating.

When you are self-employed, one of the benefits is that your time spent is your time spent. You don’t have to work 8 hours, you just have to get your tasks done. You get straight to it and don’t mess around. Therefore your time is spent much more efficiently.

Set Your Own Schedule:

You don't have to come in at a certain time to start your job or leave at a certain time. Set your own business hours. With a part-time business it is possible to schedule your lawn care business around another job.


Don't wait for your boss to approve your vacation, you schedule it as business allows. Plan ahead, pace yourself, and schedule the vacation that you desire.

Be Your Own Boss:

You don't have to answer to anyone but yourself (and your scheduled customers). If a customer is difficult to work with, discontinue your service. You choose your clients.

You Have Control of Your Income:

The more effort you put into building your business, the more you'll get out of it. This is the best business growth motivator I know of! At a regular job, you will most likely get paid your salary or hourly wage regardless of how hard you work. Oh, there may be raises and promotions, but there are limits as to how big these will be. And the reality is you have to wait for someone to offer these to you.

When you work for yourself, the opportunities are limitless. Let a lawn care business be your 'ticket' to the extra income or economic freedom you need? To get more information go here.

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