Sprucing up the business involved more than a fresh coat of paint. Taylor had the side of the structure painted with an American flag, bald eagle and the words “God Bless America.”
Taylor Equipment Sales & Service employs three staffers, two of whom help with repairs and one who handles sales, inventory and parts.
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Taylor, who also owns Kleen Right cleaning service, said he does not believe there is enough integrity or accountability when it comes to customer service and “trying to put the customer first.”
“We go the extra mile,” he said. “I’m sure everybody says it, but not everybody means it.”
Taylor said the trade show he attended made him believe Spartan mowers would be “a great asset to this area.”
“We love the mower and we wanted to own one for our own trailer, so here I am,” he said. “That’s why I’m here.”
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Taylor, who has been in the landscaping business for 13 years, said taking a zero-turn Spartan mower for a spin on a customer’s sloping property last Friday left him even more impressed by the brand.
“They told me they had a little hill and when I saw it, I was intimidated,” he said.
Telling the customer there was no other brand he would rely on to handle such an incline, he volunteered to try it out himself there before the customer did.
He said he completed the mowing without the mower sliding at all.
Labor at Taylor Equipment Sales & Service is $65 per hour. Hours are 8:30 to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, call 513-997-1004 or visit www.taylormowersales.com.