Technology is absolutely the biggest change I have seen impact the tree trimming industry over the last twenty years. Before it was just a pen and paper that you had at your disposal to accomplish everything from bidding to work orders to invoicing. Now we have computer software programs that
The trees at your home contribute to more than just the curb appeal. Trees add quality to your environment and provide important benefits to your home like shade, fruit, visual appeal, and protection from wind. As we enter in to a brutal Houston summer, it’s important to keep in mind
Why is it more important this year than the previous year’s when it comes to preparing your property for Hurricane season? Simply, the great freeze event of 2021 has left many trees and palms dead or in a very weakened declining state. These trees will be more prone to being
Spring has sprung and we are seeing new, green foliage on many plants, shrubs, trees and flowers. But the memory of the hard freeze we experienced is still fresh. Many of our clients has asked what the potential effect of those temperatures will have on their trees and palms in
Why is working with an insured tree trimming company that practices sound safety practices important?
First and foremost, working with a tree trimming company that is not insured means accepting the risk for damages and injury to both your property and neighboring property should something happen. Tree trimming is a skilled trade that can be dangerous if someone isn’t properly trained in both the tree
There are basically four key points to best practices for safety in commercial landscaping, commercial irrigation, or tree trimming. These four key points keep safety “top of mind” for our team at LMC. 1. We are landscapers. We understand the risks of the equipment we use, and we don’t want
Number one, business relationships are vital to the success in growing your businesses. These relationships form the foundation of who you are and how you are going to be viewed within your particular industry, like professional tree trimming. These relationships can only set you up for success if you deliver
What should you look for when choosing a tree trimming company? What is the significance of using an ISA certified arborist for your tree care?
When selecting a tree trimming company, certain accreditations, like ISA, TCIA, and the Better Business Bureau, are a great indicator of a reputable tree company. Good reviews are also a great resource for other customer’s experiences with that particular company. Once you find a few tree trimming services that have
What are some basic principles to follow when it comes to delivering high quality customer service in commercial landscaping and tree trimming?
First of all, you can’t talk about customer service in commercial landscaping and tree trimming without including the two types of customers. There are external customers, which pay us to deliver service on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. And there are also internal customers, which are your employees. They
What do you see as the biggest challenges and innovations that the commercial landscaping industry will see over the next decade? with Randy Ferrari
The biggest challenge in commercial landscaping is consistently labor. Whether that’s due to a lack of opportunity to hire an immigrant workforce through H2B or otherwise, labor is always going to be at the top of challenges in the industry. It also tends to be the biggest direct cost. There