Houston-area Homeowners Associations are responsible for two critical tasks: enforcing neighborhood restrictions and also ensuring that the community is well maintained to protect property values. One key way HOAs preserve home values and community standing is by ensuring that the neighborhood always looks its best, particularly in high traffic areas. Unfortunately, over time neighborhoods and subdivisions can lose their luster if the HOA does not have these prominent sections regularly improved or enhanced for maximum curb appeal.
Houston is known throughout the globe for our world-renowned hospitals, cutting-edge medical research, exceptional clinics, and some of the best treatment facilities available. However, researchers across the world are finding that effective, world-class medical treatment doesn't just include what happens inside a hospital, but what's outside as well.
Utility services reach commercial properties through lines either above ground or planted underground. Although these services are stable and reliable, trees can interfere with utility services and cause problems for both tree health and utility service providers. In today's blog post, we'll look at how commercial property owners can avoid problems between their trees and nearby utility lines.
Commercial properties in Houston, regardless of their location, can benefit from the addition of healthy trees. When planted properly and regularly maintained, trees can offer decades of bountiful shade, majestic beauty, and stable property values. However, it's crucial to pick the right type of tree for your particular commercial, industrial or multi-use lot.
Houston is home to hundreds of churches, temples and places of worship throughout the greater metropolitan area. For many, these houses of worship represent community, family, and love, so caring for these properties is a high priority for parishioners. Unfortunately, many Houston area churches and temples find themselves with beautiful interior areas, and poorly maintained exterior spaces.
Over the years, consumers have sought out more streamlined options when it comes to shopping or choosing a service provider. Choosing a company or service provider that offers multiple services can often save consumers both time and money. This also applies to companies in need of commercial tree and landscape services. In today's blog post, we'll discuss the importance of having an integrated landscape and tree care service plan, and how it can save business owners valuable time, money, and resources.
When it comes to hiring contractors or service providers, they can either be proactive in their work, or they can be reactive. Reactive contractors will typically only repair or maintain specific areas and will not look beyond the immediate issue. On the other hand, proactive contractors and service providers will often look at the entire situation and offer in-depth recommendations and analysis for long-term care and function. This is especially true in the area of tree care and tree maintenance.
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.
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.