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Archive for November, 2011

Review References & Portfolios Before You Hire a Bonita Springs Landscaper

This is the fourth installment of 11 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Landscaping Company which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

After you’ve checked the insurance and licensing credentials of your potential Bonita Springs landscaper, it’s time to ask for references. A reputable, local provider should have several references. Ask for at least three, and contact the homeowners on the list. Ask a lot of questions like:

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Before You Hire a Cape Coral Landscaping Company Always Inspect Their Licenses

This is the third installment of 11 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Landscaping Company which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

Of the 50 states in America, 49 of them require landscapers to have a professional license. (Good luck to those of you living in Oregon!). Always ask to see a landscaper’s license to be sure that you’re getting professional work done on your yard. If the Cape Coral landscaping company doesn’t have a copy of their license, ask them for their license number. Then search on one of the local county websites to see if the contractor is registered and the license is active and up to date.

What are the consequences of using an unlicensed Cape Coral landscaping company? There is no end to the variety of disasters that you can invite by hiring an unlicensed contractor. For one thing, the incorrect use of pesticides can put your health at risk. Scientific research has linked pesticides to Parkinson’s disease and liver cancer.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services states that:

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