Commercial property owners learned a lot about their land during Hurricane Harvey, specifically things like their property's elevation level, proximity to flood plains, and how efficiently their area drains heavy rainfall. Proper drainage is absolutely crucial if you want your business and assets to survive another record rainfall or flood in our region. If your commercial property often has standing pools of water after a rain shower, there are three options for improving runoff and hopefully avoiding flood damages to your structures and assets.
The Houston area continues the recovery process following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, with scores of business owners busy gutting structures, recovering assets, and making plans for repairs. However, many commercial property owners don't realize that floodwaters impact more than just buildings and structures. Flooding can significantly damage commercial land, but owners might not realize there are issues until much later, increasing the time and cost for repairs.
While we all want trees that are beautiful, healthy, and full of green foliage, the truth is that our trees can sometimes fall into poor health and display signs of distress. One of the most obvious signs that tree health is failing is when leaves turn brown and appear burnt, which is known as leaf scorch. In today's blog post, we explain the three types of leaf scorch that can impact trees, and what treatment options are available.
With Hurricane Harvey rapidly approaching the Texas coast, businesses across the area are scrambling to make last-minute preparations and protect their structures, assets, and employees. However, commercial sites themselves need protection from severe weather conditions, as storms can inflict significant and costly damage on property trees, landscapes, and plants. In today's LMC blog post, we look at several ways commercial property owners can protect their sites from storm damage and protect their commercial property investment.
From afar, trees can appear in good health and relatively stable. However, a closer inspection can reveal problems ranging from the minor to the urgent, but many property owners don't look at their trees close enough to notice until it's too late and damage is done. The main issues are that property owners don't know to look at their trees on a regular basis, they don't know what signs to look for, or how to handle the issues they discover.
When a company or developer purchases commercial real estate, they often have high expectations for the commercial landscape and how it should look. Commercial property owners want an attractive, welcoming landscape that is healthy and stable throughout the year. Unfortunately, summer brings additional threats to the health, beauty, and stability of Houston's commercial properties. In today's blog post, we look at the three biggest threats to commercial lawns in the summer, and how LMC can help reduce and eliminate these threats.
When a commercial property owner is in need of Commercial Landscape Services, they'll often request bids from multiple companies and landscape contractors. Unfortunately, some businesses make the mistake of believing the cheapest option is always the best one. The reality is that commercial properties can and often do suffer because of poor care by amateur landscape contractors that low-bid on projects.
When a homeowner decides to put their home on the market, the owner typically focuses on making the inside of the home look as appealing and welcoming as possible. They might go to the trouble of repainting, replacing fixtures and appliances, and even upgrading countertops and flooring. However, one of the most important parts of a home isn't found on the inside, but outside the home. Trees can play a tremendous role in attracting potential buyers and improving the overall aesthetic of the property.
No matter how much we prepare and protect our home or business during hurricane season, there will always be areas of our property that remain vulnerable to damages from hurricane-force winds and heavy rainfall. For example, our trees can be severely damaged or completely uprooted because of hurricane-force winds and torrential rainfall. Tree damage can have a significant financial impact to property owners, through the loss of valuable shade, decreased property value, increased utility bills, and even damages to nearby properties and structures.
Some of the challenges that come with owning a commercial property are finding ways for the business to stand out from nearby companies, and attracting customers or visitors on a regular basis. While flags and banners might work at attracting attention, they don't last long and can quickly become a property eyesore. A more effective approach would be to transform the look of a commercial site through a few simple landscape improvements.