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7 Things You Oughta Know When Hiring a Commercial Lawn Service

Posted by Sabrina Ayala on Jun 14, 2017 9:06:00 AM

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Tips For The Landscape Walk Through 

A job site walk through with your Commercial Landscape Maintenance Service or assigned account manager is essential from time to time, this helps keep the lines of communication open assisting everyone to stay focused on your goals and desires.

Participation with your Corporate Landscaping Company is Key

As part of the commercial lawn service process, everyone on the site walk should be taking notes for service items, including capturing photo images and prioritizing important landscape requests. A potential list of landscape improvements should be discussed, planned and prioritized for future budgeting. It is also helpful if the client participates, contributing their thoughts and involvement for the site walk through.

Establishing a Routine Pattern with your Commercial Landscape Contractor

With any commercial lawn maintenance service, repeating the same walking pattern is essential, regardless if its an hoa landscaping or commercial property landscaping, it always helps to establish a routine walking pattern helping to organize important agenda for the next meeting.

We realize It takes time and effort on everyone’s part to plan and participate in a site walk through, however all parties can eventually be satisfied knowing that future meetings will become more time efficient moving things in the right direction.

10 Things to Consider for the Landscape Walk

  1. Turf Compaction and Renovation

  2. Pruning and Debris Cleanup

  3. Improving High Impact Zones

  4. Mitigating Water Flow onto Paved Surfaces

  5. Irrigation- Over/Under Watered Areas

  6. Sustainable Site Improvements

  7. Plant Replacements

  8. Mitigating Hazards and Liabilities

  9. Setting The Bar for Priorities

  10. Establishing Aesthetic Thresholds

As a commercial  property manager, hoa, apartment or commercial property owner, routine site meetings with your landscape provider will open up the lines of communication helping to express your concerns, thought patterns and ultimate desires. Also, it will help to identify future landscape improvement projects that can be discussed and effectively planned. This process ultimately strengthens the relationship between your commercial landscape company and for everyone involved.

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