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Requirements Differ for Parking Lot Sweeping and Parking Garage Maintenance

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Requirements Differ for Parking Lot Sweeping and Parking Garage Maintenance
Parking lots and parking garages have similar requirements regarding maintenance including parking lot sweeping, but there are some vital differences of which owners and managers should be aware when contracting out maintenance work.

There are Structural Differences Between Parking Garages and Parking Lots

Parking lots usually encompass only one level even if, at times, they may have lower and/or higher sections connected via ramps. Parking garages are multi-level and may have many different configurations:

Parking Lot Pollutants And How Can They Be Minimized?

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Parking Lot Pollutants And How Can They Be Minimized?
Parking lot sweeping in Reno is a necessary service and should be used in all city and suburban area, with cars the primary means of transportation for most people most of the time. Parking lots create pollution problems and require building, landscaping, and maintenance needs along with parking lot sweeping services, which contribute to further pollution issues. The recent trend has been to provide regulations for ...

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Reduce Pollution Generated By Landscaping Maintenance

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Reduce Pollution Generated By Landscaping Maintenance
Your landscaping efforts may be inadvertently contributing to pollution problems in the air, water, and soil of your community, but you can reduce this pollution with a few simple changes that will save you money as well.

Chemicals Used in Landscaping Maintenance Contribute To Pollution

I am sure it will come as no shock to hear that chemicals used during normal maintenance of landscaped areas around your buildings carry their own ecological price. Chief among these, ...

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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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