Landscape Maintenance

26 Aug 2016
How To Keep Your Property Healthy When Water Usage Is Restricted

How To Keep Your Property Healthy When Water Usage Is Restricted

Nearly every year, areas all throughout Gulf Coast region face periods of water usage restrictions when it comes to landscape and tree maintenance. However, just because a neighborhood or locality restricts water usage doesn't mean the property has to suffer or fall into decline because of water restrictions. Today's blog post looks at ways to keep residential and commercial properties beautiful and healthy in spite of water restrictions for tree and landscape watering.

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16 Dec 2014
Overgrown brush, tall grass and invasive weeds can negatively impact commercial properties and industrial lots.

The Dangers of Overgrown Brush On Commercial Lots

Commercial properties often require a larger amount of on-going maintenance, including driveways and parking lots, building upkeep, signage and business lighting, and landscape maintenance. One area that can be commonly overlooked is in regards to surrounding landscape maintenance and vegetation management around the perimeter of a business lot.

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28 Nov 2014
Dangling tree limbs, unkempt lawns and rampant weed growth can all get you in trouble with your neighborhood's HOA board.  Embark can help keep your property healthy and beautiful, putting a stop to the violation letters.

The Most Common Causes of HOA Violations

A growing number of Houston-area subdivisions have Homeowner Associations in place to create and enforce neighborhood rules for residents and homeowners. These rules may include restrictions on exterior paint color for homes, bans on livestock, and rules regarding tree and lawn maintenance. These restrictions and rules exist to ensure that community standards and aesthetics are maintained in order to protect property values. Homebuyers within the community must abide by HOA rules and by-laws or face penalties, fines and even liens on their homes.

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14 Nov 2014
Property owners and managers can utilize some key criteria to help identify the best and safest landscape and tree care contractors.

How To Choose The Best Landscape or Tree Contractor

Americans enjoy the largest number of consumer options and service providers than ever before. People have a wide variety of choices in all arenas, whether they are car shopping, buying groceries, shopping at a clothing store, choosing insurance or even looking for service providers. Sometimes the abundance of choices and options can be overwhelming, so it's important to carefully examine all available options before making a decision. One area where Houston consumers have a wide variety of choices is with tree and landscape contractors.

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11 Nov 2014
Choosing the lowest bidder for landscape and tree work can jeopardize the health and beauty of your trees and plants because of their unsafe, substandard work.

Four Major Problems With Always Accepting The Lowest Bid

When major projects arise on commercial or municipal properties, property owners and managers rely on outside contractors to submit Request For Proposal (RFP) bids to help them determine the best contractor to complete the task. Unfortunately, a significant percentage of property managers and owners simply choose the lowest priced bid, often with disastrous results. In today's blog post, we will look at four major problems that can occur when the lowest bid is the sole determining factor in awarding or granting a tree care or landscape contractor project.

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24 Oct 2014
Embark Services offers safe and efficient soil aeration services, where small plugs of soil are replaced with a loose organic compost to improve soil health and water absorption.

Does My Property Need Soil Aeration?

Trees and lawns can be deceiving for owners. Although on the outside they might appear relatively healthy and stable, in reality they can be struggling to thrive and grow, and signs might not become visible to the owner until it's too late for the owner to intervene. Property health, and in particular soil health, should be a priority for all property owners to protect the beauty, value and health of their real estate investment. One way to help promote and protect property health is through soil aeration.

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16 May 2014
Apartment complexes can increase outdoor safety for residents and visitors through quality landscape maintenance and tree care from Embark Services.

Improving Outdoor Safety In Apartment Complexes

When renters are searching for an apartment complex to call home, there are several factors that weigh heavily in their decision. Apartment complex owners and managers will often appeal to potential renters by promoting their low rents, affordable utilities, desirable location, vast amenities, and spacious apartment units. In this competitive market, another way apartment complexes can attract and retain renters is to improve the outdoor safety and beauty of the complex.

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02 May 2014
Embark can help you identify and correct potential hazards in your residential property.

Are There Hidden Dangers In Your Yard?

Warmer weather has finally arrived in Houston, which means many more adults, children and pets are spending time outdoors in front yards and back yards. Unfortunately, many yards contain hidden dangers that can pose a serious threat to the health and safety of people and pets. It's important that property owners identify and eliminate these potential property hazards to keep themselves, their loved ones, and their property safe.

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03 Jan 2014
This year, make a resolution to improve your property with the help of Embark's Landscape Professionals and Certified Arborists.

Making A New Year’s Resolution To Improve Your Property

As we begin a New Year, many people begin making their New Year's resolutions, whether it's to start exercising, quit smoking, eat healthier meals, donate more to charity, or spend more time with their family. Most resolutions revolve around personal decisions and habits, but a new year is the perfect opportunity to assess other areas, such as work habits, financial goals, and even property health. A majority of commercial property owners could benefit by making New Year's Resolutions to improve their property to increase its health, beauty and value.

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13 Dec 2013
A Good Landscape Maintenance company offers many distinct advantages over Bad and Ugly Landscape Maintenance companies.

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Part One

In the greater Houston area, commercial property owners have a wide range of landscape maintenance and tree service companies to choose from.

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