Commercial property owners often look for new ways to improve their outdoor space and draw positive attention to both their business and landscape features. Landscape lighting is an effective way to add both security and elegance to a commercial property, but property owners should first understand the many options and functions available in the landscape lighting market.
Nothing attracts customers and welcomes employees more than a stunning commercial landscape and health shade trees. However, a commercial property will only thrive and remain healthy if there is nutrient-rich topsoil to nourish grass, plants, and trees. When soil is removed from the property due to high winds or water runoff, it can leave the soil depleted and make plants, grass, and trees more vulnerable to diseases and death.
Water is a vital part of our own health, and also the health of our lawns, gardens, and trees. Although there are studies and recommendations regarding our own personal daily water consumption, there can be confusion about how much water commercial properties, gardens, and trees actually need. Some of the watering confusion stems from differences in grass, plants, tree species, as well as which region or zone your commercial property is located.
Commercial properties can offer beautiful amenities and lush landscaping, but they may also have areas of the property where trips and falls are more likely to occur. Businesses could face liability issues if their commercial property causes trips and falls for employees, customers, and visitors. In today's blog post, we'll look at three ways commercial properties can help reduce slips and falls on your commercial property or industrial site.
Commercial property owners and managers depend on regular landscape and tree care maintenance to protect the health, value, and beauty of their property. However, soliciting bids for commercial landscape and tree maintenance can result in widely varying estimates for services. In today's blog post, we look at three factors that impact commercial landscape maintenance estimates and final costs.
Every commercial property owner wants a nice, lush lawn with beautiful trees, but many forget that an attractive and stable property begins with healthy soil. Soil is the life source for the vital nutrients and minerals lawns and trees need for robust, healthy growth throughout the seasons. When soil is no longer healthy, tree root systems and lawns begin to suffer and may likely die, costing property owners the loss of beautiful property as well as high replacement costs.
Winter can be one of the harshest seasons for the life of a tree or plant, even in Houston where our winters are relatively mild. Strong winds, heavy winter thunderstorms, and occasional icy precipitation can wreak havoc on plant and tree health, as well as property values and aesthetics. However, with a few proactive steps property owners can protect trees, plants, and even irrigation systems from damages. In today's blog post, we'll highlight three ways commercial property owners can better protect their property during the winter season in Houston.
When a tree or lawn begins to decline in health and in growth, commercial property owners often scramble to determine the cause. Some might suspect poor watering, insect infestations, or hidden damages. Although these three can lead to poor growth for lawns and trees, a common culprit often overlooked by commercial property owners is poor soil health.
Because of Houston's unpredictable weather and proximity to the Gulf Coast, our city often receives massive amounts of rainfall in short periods of time, resulting in flash floods and heavy rains throughout the area. Although rainfall might recede and drain away promptly in some areas of the city, there are many commercial properties that have poor property drainage, which can jeopardize their business. In today's blog post, we'll look at four ways poor property drainage can damage commercial properties, and why it's crucial to have effective drainage.
Houston is home to hundreds of athletic fields and recreational areas, located at schools, public parks, or other outdoor facilities. Families, students, and organized sports leagues use athletic fields throughout the year for baseball, football, soccer, and other outdoor sports. Because they are very popular within communities, athletic fields can take a beating from the combination of heavy foot traffic, hot temperatures, and sporadic rainfall.