The top apps for lawn care service businesses
Some of the top app choices for managing a lawn care business include reference apps, document
management apps, and turnkey apps for lawn care businesses. The following are a few examples of
different types of apps that might be useful for your business:
Service Autopilot was designed exclusively for lawn care and landscaping businesses by an entrepreneur
who built a multimillion dollar lawn care empire. You can use the app to manage all daily operations,
including routing, scheduling, giving estimates, invoicing, and taking payments. There are predesigned
templates for invoices, business forms, and even marketing.
Having a mobile time clock app is incredibly beneficial in a lawn care business. Each employee or
temporary worker can use the app to clock-in and clock-out. You can manage multiple time sheets right on
your phone and eliminate guesswork, rough estimates and worker exaggerations with precise confirmation
of the hours worked.
This specialty app is a perfect complement to your management app because it specializes in producing
and storing documents and contracts that customers can sign when you’re on-the-go. Your clients can view
what they’re signing, ask questions and expedite essential service paperwork electronically.
This specialty app can help you estimate how much soil or mulch is needed for planting purposes, based
on the depth and coverage area.
The Slack app enables everyone in your company to collaborate, send messages, plan lawn care strategies
and manage special projects, such as big landscaping jobs with many moving parts. You can use the app
for free in the basic plan.
Workwave is a great turnkey app for managing a lawn care or landscaping business. The app helps to keep
multiple work crews and managers connected and on-target to meet company goals. You get real-time views
of field work, back office operations and vehicle locations. The app makes it easy to handle seasonal
demand and off-season projects. You can run your business on-the-go - even if you’re actively
participating in the work.
This app provides information for identifying lawn pests and diseases and choosing the best treatment
products, such as herbicides, fungicides, growth regulators, adjuvants, insecticides, etc.
The Landscaper’s Companion
This app is a mobile plant and gardening reference guide that your crews and managers can use in the
field to identify plants, trees and shrubs and plan the best maintenance strategy. You’ll appear more
knowledgeable to your clients, and your knowledge will help you land more accounts.