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Slips, Trips, and Falls: How They Can Be Avoided

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Slips, Trips, and Falls: How They Can Be Avoided
Preventing slip, trip,and fall accidents on the premises of your business are essential to providing excellent customer service and avoiding significant loss, financially and otherwise.  These types of incidents can be prevented if proper procedures are in place and policies are followed. Many factors may contribute to slips or falls, including water, oil, cleaning fluids, and other slippery liquids on the ground or walking surface. Obstacles such as work materials, clutter, and equipment may also create avoidable injuries ...

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How to Maintain Dumpster Enclosures (And Why You Should!)

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How to Maintain Dumpster Enclosures (And Why You Should!)
Maintaining the overall appearance and cleanliness of all different kinds of dumpster enclosures is a must not only for your own peace of mind, but it will encourage tenants to help with the upkeep instead of cause more of a mess. Dumpster enclosures include but are not limited to grease, food and waste, and recycling receptacles, all of which may be on the grounds of your rentals.

Ensuring your property service maintenance crews are aware of any and all ...

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Energy Audits Show Where And How Costs Can Be Reduced

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Energy Audits Show Where And How Costs Can Be Reduced
An electrical or energy audit is the first step in monitoring and controlling energy expenses. It shows you where and how to reign-in energy waste and get the most benefit from your energy spending.
When energy costs for large facilities – such as municipal buildings, factories, retail complexes, multiple dwelling complexes, and office buildings –are examined, it quickly becomes obvious that controlling costs is much more complicated than it is for a homeowner or the owner of a ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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