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Contracting Services: How to Ensure the Work is Getting Done

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Contracting Services: How to Ensure the Work is Getting Done

Hiring a contractor or contracting company to perform maintenance, landscape, or other services for you is a great way to get things done, but should be approached appropriately in order to get the best results. First off, it is essential to understand what exactly a contractor is before deciding whether or not it is the right fit for you. Contractors are either a person or a company that is hired to perform a service or do a job, not as ...

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Landscape With A Strategic Mix Of Plants For Awesome Benefits

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Landscape With A Strategic Mix Of Plants For Awesome Benefits

Landscaping can provide amazing benefits to you and enhance your property when strategic choices in plants are made.  Experienced landscaping and property maintenance staff can help you make the best choices for your needs and for local climate and weather conditions.

Plant Choices Can Benefit You and Your Property in Many Ways

There can be positive or negative results from the plants used for landscaping. Here is a list of some of the more important considerations:

  1. Safety Benefits– Placing thorny hedges near, in ...

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The Ins and Outs of Spraying Olive Trees: Less Mess, Longer Life

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The Ins and Outs of Spraying Olive Trees: Less Mess, Longer Life

Native to the Mediterranean, olive trees find similar climates in Arizona, Nevada, and California, enabling them to flourish and become established. Olive trees are an iconic, abundant tree, from their gnarled trunk to slender leaves and white flowers, they symbolize peace and prosperity.

These trees are also known to produce a large quantity of olives, something that can and should be controlled by implementing proper spraying techniques. Not only is it imperative that olive trees are sprayed in general, the time ...

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Transients and Rental Properties: Tips for Discouraging Trespassing

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Transients and Rental Properties: Tips for Discouraging Trespassing

Individuals who live a transient lifestyle may find themselves drawn to your rental properties or surrounding landscape as the weather continues to warm up and the spring and summer months are upon us. As Nevada, California, and Arizona largely experience warmer temperatures year-round, you may run into these types of situations more often than other states.

Dealing with transient individuals on your rental properties is a delicate situation for both renters, owners, and transients alike, and should be handled with the ...

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Landscaping Services Help Curb Illegal Dumping

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Landscaping Services Help Curb Illegal Dumping

If you have a problem with illegal dumping on your commercial property, there are a number of things you can do to reduce the problem, and you may be surprised to hear that landscaping services can help.

Unfortunately, it probably is no surprise for you to find building materials, garbage, dead animals, household appliances, broken furniture, discarded toys, inoperable or even stolen vehicles, and many other odd and ends on your premises, and the larger the property, the worse the problem ...

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Why Toxic Products Are Popular In Landscaping And Maintenance

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Why Toxic Products Are Popular In Landscaping And Maintenance

Landscaping and maintenance services commonly employ a number of different toxic substances that can be harmful to humans and to the environment. Why do people find it so difficult to make the change to alternative products?

The primary toxins used in landscape service and maintenance are most often found in preservatives, herbicides, and pesticides. These substances are generally effective for the tasks for which they are used, and when a green alternative is substituted, it is often less effective or effective ...

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Best Water Efficient Landscaping Practices

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Best Water Efficient Landscaping Practices

Landscapes and gardens that are functional, aesthetically pleasing, and water efficient are important not only because the upkeep is less demanding, but because it encourages a harmonious ecosystem and uses less resources.

Approaching landscaping and landscaping maintenance in a manner that uses resources and plants native to the climate you are working with will be beneficial on many levels. Natural landscaping is ideal in that it limits the use and consumption of potable water and allows home owners and renters alike ...

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Landscape Maintenance and Tips for Avoiding Water Damage for Palm Trees

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Landscape Maintenance and Tips for Avoiding Water Damage for Palm Trees

Caring for palm trees in Arizona, Nevada, and California can be tricky business, but if done properly, it is all the more rewarding. While water is an essential component to the longevity and well-being of a palm tree, it can also be detrimental to the health of the tree if not done with care. Therefore, landscape maintenance for these tropical beauties is all the more important, and it is imperative we educate ourselves on how to adequately care for them, ...

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Help the Environment and Your Wallet: Turn Your Rental Properties Green

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Help the Environment and Your Wallet: Turn Your Rental Properties Green

Improving a rental property’s energy efficiency, whether it is an apartment, house, or office building, is a win-win for both property managers and renters alike. The push to ‘go green’ is becoming more and more prevalent, and will not only help preserve the environment, but will also make wallets and bank accounts happier. As property managers, turning to green initiatives is an excellent way to build business. Participating in green programs will lower costs all around.You are more likely to ...

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Use Your Property Maintenance Services Company as Your Eyes and Ears

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Use Your Property Maintenance Services Company as Your Eyes and Ears

Ensuring that your property is well-maintained and running efficiently is no easy balancing act. Tracking both interior and exterior upkeep requires constant planning and organization, never mind preparing for emergency maintenance.

These are just a few of your daily responsibilities, but as you know, they can quickly take up most of your time. Investing in a better reporting system for yourself and your team can allow you to balance your tasks and keep your property pristine.

Keeping on Top of Small Details ...

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