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Old 02-09-2012, 09:37 PM   #31
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Love the idea!!! I wrote the wounded warrior project. Id like to donate 5% to them for every service.

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Old 02-11-2012, 12:27 PM   #35
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You might want to check into some liability insurance, and get yourself bonded. One big leak( tank or equipment) and your profit will drop drastically If you are going to be in businesses or homes when no one is there, being bonded will save your butt if any accusations arise!! Also if you are bonded and insured prospective clients feel more secure. Just a thought
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You might want to check into some liability insurance, and get yourself bonded. One big leak( tank or equipment) and your profit will drop drastically If you are going to be in businesses or homes when no one is there, being bonded will save your butt if any accusations arise!! Also if you are bonded and insured prospective clients feel more secure. Just a thought
Good idea I don't sell tanks but I maintain I have about 20 clients 150$ per month 2 visits I had to get insured I was adding slate to a 130 gallon tank ind it slipped and broke the bottom ruined there carpet and a lot of water went down the duct work and swamped the furnace it cost me exactly 2800$ to replace the carpet and repair the furnace I will never forget it hard first year now 5 years later company van registered business bonded and insured

My insurance rate is about 275$ per month and covers me up to 500000$
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Good idea I don't sell tanks but I maintain I have about 20 clients 150$ per month 2 visits I had to get insured I was adding slate to a 130 gallon tank ind it slipped and broke the bottom ruined there carpet and a lot of water went down the duct work and swamped the furnace it cost me exactly 2800$ to replace the carpet and repair the furnace I will never forget it hard first year now 5 years later company van registered business bonded and insured

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Love the idea!!! I wrote the wounded warrior project. Id like to donate 5% to them for every service.

This is a calling i believe this whole thing is much BIGGER the me!!

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+1 on insurance. You will often get better clients this way as well. I'd also get contracts drawn up. Not for time frames- just a CYB kind of thing letting customers know you have insurance and what would occur in case of an accident. I would also mention the services provided set up a schedule at this time to include rates and rates for emergency calls (it happens more than you think). Plus- mention that maybe you could provide babysitting for away trips.
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+1 on insurance. You will often get better clients this way as well. I'd also get contracts drawn up. Not for time frames- just a CYB kind of thing letting customers know you have insurance and what would occur in case of an accident. I would also mention the services provided set up a schedule at this time to include rates and rates for emergency calls (it happens more than you think). Plus- mention that maybe you could provide babysitting for away trips.
Contracts are key not obligating them to so many years of service but to let them know what your responsible for and sometimes meds don't works and there will always be unexplainable things happening and if the client adds something to the tank themselves that your not responsible for what happens to the tank I also set up quarantine at my house so I can observe new fish before adding them to their system just so they know your not stealing their fish you are just qting them for a month
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