Don't Damage Your Curb Appeal With These Common Yard Problems

Posted on August 12th, 2015 by

First impressions do count and the curb appeal of your home is the first thing that your neighbors, visitors and even potential buyers will notice. For this reason, curb appeal cannot be ignored. Here are a few suggestions on how to keep your property looking good all the time:

Control the Weeds – Nothing ruins an otherwise beautiful lawn more than a few scattered weeds. Make the effort to control them before they gain a foothold and needlessly grow out of control.

Keep It Looking Neat – There are an abundance of things – toys and tools come to mind …
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Create an Entertainment Space in Your Commercial Landscape

Posted on August 7th, 2015 by

When thinking about the landscape design for your property, don’t just consider flowerbeds and ornamental trees.  You can use your landscaping to create entertainment spaces for your tenants and their employees or customers to utilize.  Entertainment amenities add both real and perceived value to your property, and could make the difference in a competitive rental market. Here are just two suggestions on how to create one of these spaces on your commercial property:

Add Some Covered Seating – Whether it is used for informal dining, taking a smoke break or having an ad hoc meeting, a covered seating area will …
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Sneak More Life Into Your Commercial Property's Hardscaping

Posted on August 5th, 2015 by

Sometimes a commercial building just needs a small amount of creativity along its hardscapes to move it from run-of-the-mill to extraordinary. Here are a few suggestions to help you accomplish this transformation:

Soften the Edges – Hardscapes need not necessarily be all about the stone or wood of the pathways. Instead, try adding some plants along the edges to soften the lines and create a more environmentally friendly atmosphere.

Add An Unconventional Planting Bed – Flower beds are typically added around the perimeter of a walkway or terrace. To create a little more interest, try installing one in the middle …
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