In Houston, our warm climate and longer growing season means commercial properties need much more landscape and tree care maintenance throughout the year. Unfortunately for some business owners, these landscape maintenance costs can have a significant impact on their annual budget. However, there are four ways that business owners can improve their commercial landscape budget without sacrificing their property's beauty, health and value.
With fall weather finally making its way to Houston, many property owners are starting to see leaves fall from trees and tree growth slowing down. This cooler weather marks the ideal time to have trees pruned back, but some property owners and amateur tree crews go overboard with their tree pruning. In today's blog post, we'll look at the top three dangers that result from excessively pruning trees.
Homeowners Associations, commonly known as HOAs, are the governing body of a neighborhood, community or complex, and are tasked with making and enforcing neighborhood rules and deed restrictions. In addition, HOAs are also responsible for ensuring that the neighborhood landscaping, common green space, and surrounding trees are maintained. Unfortunately, some Houston area HOA's make poor decisions regarding the landscape and tree maintenance of their community, damaging curb appeal and threatening property values.
In the daytime, commercial properties are easily visible to individuals driving, walking or riding by, but at night some commercial properties struggle to make their business, entryways and signage clearly visible. The addition of strategically placed landscape lighting can make a huge impact in both the basic visibility of a commercial property, and also the overall aesthetic of the commercial site. There are four distinct advantages to adding landscaping lighting to commercial properties that we'll focus on today.
Commercial property managers and property owners always want their land to look its best, both to ensure beauty and health, and also to protect financial investments. Choosing the right commercial landscape service provider is a crucial step since landscaping is one of the main focal points of a commercial property, and landscaping maintenance costs can represent a large portion of a property maintenance budget.
Throughout Houston, construction projects of all shapes and sizes are currently underway, whether it's new construction, renovations, or even demolition of existing structures. Many of these constructions projects include keeping existing large trees on the property to enhance shade and beauty. Builders and construction project managers have to account for electrical, utility, traffic and building safety needs, but often neglect to properly protect the mature trees on the property.
Commercial properties are important investments, so it is essential for property owners to protect the health and value of their property. One important way to protect commercial properties is through Weed Control Services. Professional Weed Control Services combines effective weed removal with strategic fertilizer application in order to strengthen and protect grass and landscape gardens. Weed Control Services offers several key advantages to commercial property owners.
Irrigation systems are an important investment for Houston property owners, particularly commercial property owners. An irrigation system can help property owners keep lawns, plants and trees healthy and hydrated regardless of the season or weather conditions. This is especially helpful during the brutal Houston summer heat and humidity. A drip irrigation system is a method that drips water slowly and directly to the roots of plants or trees through the use of narrow tubes or pipes.
Texans have long been concerned with keeping Texas roadways clear and safe for drivers. Nearly 30 years ago, the Texas Department of Transportation began a statewide campaign with the slogan, "Don't Mess with Texas" to reduce roadside littering. Although littering can be dangerous to drivers and harmful to our environment, there are also other threats to Houston drivers and roadways, such as overgrown roadside vegetation.
Owning commercial property comes with a variety of risks and rewards. As a result, commercial property owners are often looking for ways to protect their investment and ensure that their commercial property stays beautiful and valuable to minimize risk. Commercial Landscaping Management through LMC is a smart investment in the immediate and long-term future for commercial property owners.