With the melting of snow and ice and with grass becoming visible again it is time to start thinking about spring clean-up. During the winter months there could be unexpected damage to your property, so be sure to get outside, walk your property and identify any potential hazards. Whether you plan to conduct the spring cleaning in-house or hire a third-party contractor, it is very important to start getting focused on it now.
If you plan to use an outside contractor to conduct your spring clean-up and lawn care, now is good time to start:
If you and your staff conduct the spring clean-up, a few things you start looking into are:
If you live in a climate where it can get below 32 degrees Fahrenheit, you can run the risk of broken or frozen pipes due to weather. When you open the sprinkler system be aware of:
Opening a pool can be a costly and time-consuming process, but if you plan to open it with your staff you should check the status of your:
Now is also a good time to check:
With spring in the air and the temperature rising, people are getting outside and enjoying the nice weather. Plus, peak moving season of April through September approaching, you should make your curb appeal as beautiful as it can be. First impressions go a long way as they help drive traffic into your community and it shows your guests, residents, and employees that you really care.
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