Each year, many people across the United States forgo maintaining their own yards. There are numerous reasons why they opt out of taking care of their personal greenspaces. Some folks are simply too busy with work to be bothered with cleaning up the lawns and hedges. Others are too sick or elderly to be outside doing physical labor like raking leaves, spreading mulch, or breaking down tree branches to stuff in the yard waste bins. A few people may know that they do not possess the green thumb necessary to keep their lawns looking great, and so they simply choose to do nothing to their yards and let nature take its course.
Luckily for all the folks too busy, infirm, or inexperienced to handle their own yards, America has a plethora of lawn care companies willing to offer their services for a nominal fee. Employing such companies can remove all the guesswork and physical stress associated with yard maintenance. Once or twice a week, patrons will have a small team come to their property to cut the grass, edge of the patio and sidewalks, rake up any dead vegetation, trim back any overgrown hedges, and cut down any low-hanging branches from the trees. A professional gardening crew will also know exactly what kinds of fertilizers to use on the lawn and bushes, as well as which decorative plants to put out. Gardening services do not stop just because the winter starts, either. In fact, it may pick up depending on how much snow accumulates on the ground. Many lawn care companies in the colder climates offer snow removal, and will use large snow blowers to clear sidewalks and driveways before generously salting those walkways to prevent slipping.
Running a lawn maintenance business is a timing game, however, and owners cannot afford to fall behind. If they do not have the right fertilizers, mulches, and decorative annuals to put down at the right time – their clients’ yards will have yellow grass and dead shrubbery. Unsightly lawns will lead to angry customers, so it is important for the business owners to get their customers’ payments processed as quickly as possible, so they can get that cash back in their bank accounts and keep up with the nursery and supply expenses. This often presents a problem for owners – trying to find payment processing company will help them with fast cash turnaround, and allow them to accept credit card payments online or onsite.
Charge.com is that credit card payment processing company that lawn maintenance businesses need to have on their side. This processor offers its clients high-speed ACH, eCheck, and credit card payment processing, so no matter how customers are paying, business owners will see their money deposited in their merchant accounts within 24-72 hours. Charge.com also has many kinds of credit card payment terminals that they provide at no additional charge to their customers, including wireless/mobile credit card processing that allows a merchants sell phone to be used for payment transactions out in the field. With such great assistance, lawn care business owners are sure to have plenty of the green stuff on hand.
For more information on accepting credit cards for lawn care services, or to sign up for a merchant account, please call (888) 924-2743 or go to Charge.com.