Johnathan Roberts, co-owner of Elite Lawn Care in Hartwell, Ga., started the business with his brother just three years ago.
With only three mowers in its fleet, Elite Lawn Care is still growing, and Roberts says deciding what type of mower, and what brand of engine, was a serious selection to make early on.
“It was a hard decision and we talked a long time when we were buying our very first mower,” he says. “We talked to people who had landscape companies and with some dealers.”
Roberts says finding a dealer they could rely on made the purchasing process easier, and he’s kept up that relationship in the meantime.
“We have a really good relationship with our dealer,” he says. “That relationship for us is extremely important. They can get our equipment fixed fast.”
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